Rising City, Nebraska


Charles Haney was from a farm near Rising City. He graduated from Rising City High School in 1936. He then taught school and attended classes at Nebraska State Teachers College at Kearney.

He enlisted in the Army Air Force in his Junior year of college. He died as a result of appendicitis while in training at Camp Forrest, Tennessee.

Branch of Service

Army Air Force


Aviation Cadet

Military Occupational Specialty

Aviation Cadet

Death Date


Original Source Location

UNK Archives Briggs Collection, Box 23, Folder 4, Envelope 4

Additional Information

Additional information available in the 1946 Blue and Gold yearbook, viewable at http://library.unk.edu/archives/ . If you'd like to schedule a visit to view these materials in person, or if you'd like to submit additional information, please contact us.

Briggs-B23-Env-4-Charles-Haney-2.pdf (1165 kB)
Obituary for Charles Haney

Briggs-B23-Env-4-Charles-Haney-3.tif (143615 kB)
Photograph of Charles Haney in uniform (high resolution)



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