Richard Heffernan
Fictional Character
"News From the Front"
POD: December 8, 1941
Type of Appearance: Posthumous reference
Nationality: United States
Date of Death: 1942
Cause of Death: Killed in a tanker sinking
Parents: Louise Heffernan

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.[1]

  1. See, e.g., Atlantis and Other Places, pg. 107-108, HC.