Margaret Ann Gallagher is Bride of Lieut. Jack Cameron Heist
Margaret Gallagher is Bride of Jack Heist
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.
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/.
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Epinal American Cemetery Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.
1 newspaper article
Holy Saviour Church, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Originally published by The Wilkes-Barre Record.
Epinal Cemetery Project
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"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/.