Veterans' Memorial Project

Leo Phillip Hartman Jr.

Waukegan, IL

World War II

College: Applied Life Studies

Graduation Year: 1942

Service Branch: Air Force

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 07/05/1919

Date of Death: 05/27/1944

Affiliations: Alpha Tau Sigma; Dolphins; Tribe of Illini; Freshman Varsity Swimming Squad; Varsity Letter; Captain, University Brigade

Lt. Hartman served with the 23rd Bomber Squadron, 5th Bomber Group, Heavy. He is listed as Missing in Action or Buried at Sea on the Tablets of the Missing at Manila American Cemetery, Manila, Philippines. He was awarded the Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters and Purple Heart.

-taken from Web site above and University records

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