The Morning Call
Allentown, Pennsylvania
12 Sep 1944, Tue  •  Page 5 

The Morning Call
Allentown, Pennsylvania
03 Oct 1944, Tue  •  Page 5
The memorial pays tribute to Lormeau 75 Americans killed during the fighting for the liberation of Plabennec and Plouvien 8 and 9 August 1944. Located in the countryside, on the road between Plabennec Gouesnou, Lormeau the memorial was initiated by the local veterans and opened in 2009 and is dedicated to the American liberators. Author of several books on the subject, Louis Bothorel, plouviennois a writer, did a great job which allowed to find the names of 75 fallen GI's during those bloody days.

John Heilman

Service # 33174983

44th Infantry Battalion, 6th Armored Division

Private First Class U.S. Army

Entered Service From: Pennsylvania

Date of Death: August 8 1944

Buried : Plot H Row 7 Grave 4

Brittany American Cemetery

Awards: Purple Heart