Bernard Coon graduated from Kearney High School in 1940. He then went to Nebraska State Teachers College at Kearney for a year. His family moved to Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Coon would later enlist in the Army. He served in an engineering unit and was killed in a training accident in Camp Campbell, Kentucky.
Branch of Service
Private First Class
Military Occupational Specialty
Engineer Enlisted Soldier
Original Source Location
UNK Archives Briggs Collection, Box 23, Folder 4, Envelope 3
"Bernard H. Coon" (1944). World War II Casualties. 8.