Headstone Inscription and Interment Record: Jack Cameron Heist
Inscription and Interment Record: Jack Heist
World War II, 1939-1945
The headstone inscription and interment record for Major Jack Cameron Heist (1919-1944). Maj. Heist was born to Henry S. Heist and Christina Heist on November 6, 1919, in Eustis, Florida. He received his commission on May 29, 1941, to serve in World War II. Maj. Heist was an Ammunition Officer for the XIX Corps. He died during his service in an ambush on September 2, 1944, near Thiant, France. He is currently buried at the Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial in Dinozé, France. Maj. Heist is one of 85 Florida residents interned at Epinal. His brother, William F. Heist, was listed as his next of kin on this document.
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Original typewritten headstone inscription and interment record: National Archives & Records Administration, Washington, D.C.
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Epinal American Cemetery Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.
1 typewritten headstone inscription and interment record
Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Dinozé, France
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"Libération de Thiant." La Voix Du Nord. http://www.lavoixdunord.fr/region/liberation-de-thiant-l-histoire-bouleversante-du-ia27b36952n2369051.
"Maj Jack C Heist." Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=heist&GSiman=1&GScid=1991677&GRid=56372930& .
"Local Men in Armed Forces." The Wilkes-Barre Record, December 24, 1942, page 6. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/4441134/the_wilkesbarre_record/.