Elgin, Nebraska


Willard Sharkey attended NSTC at Kearney. He then joined the Army Air Force. He was lost in action in January 1944. He was declared dead on April 3, 1944.

Branch of Service

Army Air Force


1st Lieutenant

Military Occupational Specialty

Pilot or Crew Member

Death Date


Original Source Location

UNK Archives Briggs Collection, Box 23, Folder 4, Envelope 5

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-5-Williard-Sharkey-01.pdf (1000 kB)
Letter from the Nebraska Advisory Defense Committee regarding Willard Sharkey

Briggs-B23-Env-5-Williard-Sharkey-03.tif (147842 kB)
Willard Sharkey in uniform (high quality)



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