Veterans' Memorial Project

Martin August Harnisch

Chicago, IL

World War II

College: Commerce & Business Administration

Graduation Year: 1935

Service Branch: Air Force

Rank: Lieutenant General (Three Stars)

Date of Birth: 04/24/1913

Date of Death: 11/20/1943

Affiliations: Tau Kappa Epsilon; Vice President, Junior Class; First Lieutenant, University Brigade; Sophomore Cotillion Committee; Cavalry Officers Club; Accountancy Club; Illini Chamber of Commerce; Second Regimental Band; Interfraternity Council

Lt. Col. Harnisch served with Headquarters, Twelfth Air Force. He is buried at North Africa American Cemetery, Carthage, Tunisia, Plot H Row 8 Grave 3. He was awarded the Legion of Merit.

-taken from Web site above and University records

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