M. H. Heike

M. H. Heike, M1, Second Class, son of Mr. and Mrs. Reinhardt Heike, Mondovi, has arrived in Brazil, according to word received by his wife.

He enlisted on February 12, 1941 and received his training at the United States Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, IL; the Navy Trade School, Dearborn, MI.

He was the top-ranking student of 421 men who were graduated from the service school, his average being 3.995 out of a possible 4.0, the highest attained in the history of the station.

He was stationed at Portland, ME for two years and at Camp Bradford, Norfolk, VA for a short time before being transferred to Brazil.