Veterans' Memorial Project

John Francis Harmon III

Lebanon, IL

World War II

College: Engineering

Graduation Year: Attended 1942

Service Branch: Marines

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 09/10/1921

Date of Death: 05/15/1943

Affiliations: Phi Delta Theta

Lt. Harmon joined the Marine Corps as an aviation Cadet, but just the day before he was to have received his wings, another Cadet pilot crashed into him; threw him from the plane, and he died May 15, 1943, in Florida. Promoted Posthumously to 2nd Lieut, he is buried in College Hill Cemetery, Lebanon, St Clair County,IL.

– taken from University records and Web site above

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