Margaret Ann Gallagher is Bride of Lieut. Jack Cameron Heist

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Title

Margaret Ann Gallagher is Bride of Lieut. Jack Cameron Heist

Alternative Title

Margaret Gallagher is Bride of Jack Heist

Subject

Weddings--United States

Description

An article published in The Wilkes-Barre Record announcing the wedding of Margaret Ann Gallagher to Major Jack Cameron Heist (1919-1944). The ceremony was performed by Reverend Edward Gallagher at the Holy Savior Church in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. The bride was a graduated from Coughlin High School and an employee of the U.S. Department of War. The bridegroom, then-Lieutenant 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.

Source

Digital reproduction of original newspaper article: "Margaret Ann Gallagher is Bride of Lieut. Jack Cameron Heist." The Wilkes-Barre Record, July 15, 1942. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/4441154/wilkesbarre_times_leader_the_evening/.

Date Created

ca. 1942-07-15

Date Copyrighted

1942-07-15

Date Issued

1942-07-15

Is Part Of

Epinal American Cemetery Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

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Extent

150 KB

Medium

1 newspaper article

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Holy Saviour Church, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher

Provenance

Originally published by The Wilkes-Barre Record.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by The Wilkes-Barre Record and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Epinal Cemetery Project

Curator

Almanza, Esteban
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"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/.

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