Henry Wilburn Hartman
Specialist Five
1ST PLT, B CO, 1ST BN, 69TH ARMOR, 4TH INF DIV, USARV
Army of the United States
San Angelo, Texas
April 14, 1929 to January 31, 1968
HENRY W HARTMAN is on the Wall at Panel 36E, Line 13

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05 Sep 2006

Henry Hartman was a San Angelo native and was career military, having served 18 years in the U.S. Army. He first enlisted in 1949 at age 19. He died as a driver for a tank and was killed on the first day of the TET offensive. He had served in Vietnam for 16 months at the time of his death. He is remembered by the Concho Valley Vietnam Memorial in San Angelo and by the Permian Basin Vietnam Veterans' Memorial located in Midland, Texas. May his sacrifice not be forgotten.

From a PBVVM representative,
Billy M. Brown
bmbrown@grandecom.net


 

A Note from The Virtual Wall

On 30 January 1968 the VC's TET Offensive began, in some places prematurely. The 4th Infantry Division was then stationed in Kontum and Pleiku Provinces in the Central Highlands. The Division lost ten men as a result of the first day's fighting:
  • A Co, 3rd Bn, 12th Infantry
    • SP4 Dennis L. Magrie, Havertown, PA

  • A Trp, 2nd Sqdn, 1st Cavalry
    • SP4 Glenn R. Brust, Troy, NY
    • SP4 Robert W. Forkl, Holland, NY
    • PFC Paul E. Gerlach, Madison, WI
    • SP4 Louis C. Grove, Clifton, NJ
    • SP5 Dennis B. Kouhns, Ogden, IA
    • SP4 Richard F. Rial, Rathbone, NY

  • 1st Bn, 69th Armor
    • SP5 Henry W. Hartman, San Angelo, TX (DoW 01/31/1968)
    • SGT Richard T. Heimes, Yankton, SD
    • SP4 Pete Melnick, Yatesboro, PA

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