Frederick Heeler – Killed in Action 24.07.1944
Lance Corporal 5343373.
2nd Btn Royal Warwickshire Regiment.
Killed in action 24.07.1944, aged 28.
Buried in Banneville-La-Campagne War Cemetery, near Caen, France,
Plot 9, Row A, Grave 17.
Son of Alfred and Elizabeth Heeler, husband of Eva Bertha Heeler of Lower Heyford
Northampton Chronicle & Echo 09.08.1944 [Photograph], and Northampton Mercury & Herald 11.08.1944 [Photograph].
“Killed in Normandy. Mrs. E. Heeler, of The Green, Lower Heyford, has received news that her husband, Lance Corporal Frederick Heeler, has been killed in Normandy. Lance Corporal Heeler joined the forces in April 1940. He attended Pattishall School, and played football for Kislingbury Football Club. He worked at Towcester. He leaves 17 months – old baby.“
Northampton Independent 25.08.1944 [Photograph].
“Killed. Lance Corporal F. Heeler. Mrs. E. Heeler of The Green, Lower Heyford has received news that her husband, Lance Corporal Frederick Heeler, has been killed in Normandy. He joined the Forces in April 1940. He attended Pattishall School and worked at Towcester. He played football for Kislingbury. He leaves a 17 months – old baby.“
Heyford & Stowe Roll of Honour – Celia & Brian Caucutt – 1993
Updated Jez Wilson 2020