| "News From the Front" |
POD: December 8, 1941
|Type of Appearance:||Posthumous reference|
|Date of Death:||1942|
|Cause of Death:||Killed in a tanker sinking|
Richard Heffernan (d. April 1942) was an American tanker crewman, killed when his ship was sunk by enemy fire. His mother, Louise, joined with other mothers who'd lost their sons to protest President Franklin D. Roosevelt's war policy.