John Hartung Jr.

Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 12/03/1944

 

 

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 the
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.

 

Chicago 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.

Burial:
Bluff City Cemetery
Elgin
Cook County
Illinois

 

 

 

Burial information From the Find a Grave website

 

 

 

 


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