John George Heinzke

Three Eau Claire Youths Join Navy
Three Eau Claire youths were among a group of 16 Navy recruits who left on August 21 from the Navy Recruiting Station at Chippewa Falls for Milwaukee to take their final examinations. They will be returned to their homes for an indefinite period, before being sent to a naval training station.

They are John Heinzke, 809 Graham Avenue; Donald H. Buchholz, 720 Chauncey Street; and George F. Thalacker, 1008 First Avenue.

Heinzke has a brother, Staff Sergeant George Heinzke, in the Army Air Forces, stationed at Jacksonville, FL. His father, Theodore G. Heinzke, served in the Army in the last war as a Mess Sergeant.

Buchholz has a brother with the Army Engineer Corps in Saipan, Corporal Lloyd Buchholz, who has been in the Army 20 months. His father was in the Infantry during the last war.

Among the men from Wisconsin and Upper Michigan who joined the Navy at the recruiting station in Milwaukee on August 22, 23, and 24 are George Francis Thalacker, 1008 First Avenue; Donald Harold Buchholz, 720 Chauncey Street; and John George Heinzke, 809 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire; Allen Raymond Sherman, Cornell; Red Robert Crosby, Route 1, Jim Falls; Albert Lester Frank, 708 Tenth Street, Menomonie; Joseph Cumber, Jr., Route 6, and James Allen Robertson, Route 5, Sawyer; Robert LaVern Johnson, 951 West Willow, Chippewa Falls; and Joseph Sharlow and Donald Boyd Simonson, Hayward.