John Hartung Jr.
Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
John Hartung Jr. listed his home
of residence as Cook County, Illinois.
His religion was listed as Protestant.
Staff Sergeant Hartung was
killed in action in Germany, on December 3, 1944, the last day of
22nd Infantry's particpation in the Battle of the Hürtgern Forest, just as the Regiment was being relieved.
He was awarded the Bronze Star
Medal in Headquarters 4th Infantry Division General Order # 87
dated 27 November 1944.
Tribune 11/12/1947 Abstract
S/Sgt. John Hartung, 4th Div. 22nd Inf., died in action Dec. 3 1944, son of John and
the late Martha Hartung, brother of Donald C. and Harold W. Hartung. Interment Bluff City cemetery.
From the Find a Grave website
John Hartung Jr. was buried in
the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Henri-Chapelle Cemetery, Eupen, Belgium and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Illinois in 1947.
Bluff City Cemetery
Burial information From the Find a Grave website
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