World War IU.S. Army
110th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division
Born: May 16, 1892, Nebraska
Killed in action: September 5, 1918 in France
Buried: Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia
Memorial Marker: Heins family lot 127-06, Voss-Mohr Cemetery, Chalco (Omaha), Nebraska
Son of Henry H. and Theresa Ambrust Heins of Chalco, Nebraska. John and his brother homesteaded north of Laird before World War I
The Johnnie Hines American Legion Post in Wray is named for John Heins.
Heins Lot, Voss-Mohr Cemetery
John Henry Heins of Laird registered for the draft June 5, 1917. At that time he said he was age 25, born Chalco, Nebraska, May 16, 1892. Self employed, single, no next of kin. Medium height and build, blue eyes, brown hair.
Portrait from the 1920 book, Soldiers of the Great War.
Arlington National Cemetery photograph donated by Jeanne Yoder.
Voss-Mohr Cemetery photographs donated by Ken Stillinger.
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