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Pfc. Harold Henry Hardt


Born:12 January 1925 - Bellwood, Illinois

Parents: Fred Hardt & Julia Strang-Hardt

Siblings: 2 sisters, 1 brother

Hometown:

    - 500 South Twenty-Fourth Avenue - Bellwood, Illinois

        - Note: Harold was living in Michigan when he was inducted.

Education:

    - Roosevelt School - Bellwood

    - Proviso Township High School

        - Class of 1944

            - left before class graduated

Occupation: metal smith - Ford Motor Company

Inducted:

    - 30 August 1943

        - U.S. Army

Serial Number: 36765334

Training: 

    - Camp Gruber - Braggs, Oklahoma

        - trained for 8 months as member of 42nd Infantry Division

    - Italy

    - Marseilles, France

        - attached to amphibious forces

Unit: 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division

Killed in Action:

    -  5 December 1944 - Strasburg - Germany

        - hit by mortar fire

Buried:

    - 18 December 1948 - Glen Oak Cemetery - Hillside, Illinois

            Orchard Section   Lot:  4   Grave: 3

Medals: Purple Heart


 

 

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