|Rank||Corporal U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||October 8 1951|
National Defense Service Medal
Corporal Heansel was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
Corporal Heansel was a member of an Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion assigned to Fort Totten, New York. On October 8, 1951, he was enroute from Fort Totten to a new duty station in Oklahoma, when his automobile was in an accident near Palatine Bridge, New York killing him.