Merchant Marine. American
|Born||7 Jan 1892||Cologne, Germany|
|Died||20 Aug 1963||(71)||Wilson, PA|
Roster information listed for Willy Heyme
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Mathew Luckenbach||Steam merchant||Chief Mate||19 Mar 1943||U-527 (1)|
Husband of Thelma Carmen Heyme, of Easton PA. Willy Heyme was born in Germany and joined the Imperial German Navy in World War One. He volunteered for service on U-boats after the Battle of Jutland in 1916 and fought the rest of the war as officer on a U-boat. After the armistice he immigrated to the US, became a naturalized citizen and officer in the Merchant Marine.
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