Veterans' Memorial Project

Charles Arthur Bernhardt Jr.

Maywood, IL

World War II

College: Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences

Graduation Year: Attended 1939

Service Branch: Army

Rank: Private

Date of Birth: 05/18/1920

Date of Death: 09/12/1944

Affiliations: Miner House

Mr. Bernhardt graduated in the Class of 1938 from Proviso Township High School. He was inducted into the U.S. Army on December 14, 1941, at Camp Grant, Illinois, with additional training at Camp Roberts, California. His unit of service is unknown, but he had engagements in North Africa and Italy and was killed in action in Italy from machine gun fire. His remains were returned to the U.S.

– taken from University records and Web site above provided by James Opolony

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