Robert J. Heftka

Korean War
RankCorporal U.S. Army
Date of DeathOctober 17 1951
Good Conduct Medal (Army)
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Corporal Heftka was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Corporal Heftka was a member of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment stationed at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He died on October 17, 1951 when as a passenger, his automobile struck a parked tractor-trailer near Fort Dix.