Sharkey, Bernard E.

Rank: Sergeant

Unit: 42d Cavalry Recon Squadron, 2d Cavalry Group (Mecz)

Bronze Star

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, American Campaign Medal, Europe / African / Middle East Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal

Enlisted: 15-Jan-1943 in Newark, New Jersey

Date of birth: 1914

Hometown: Hudson, New Jersey

Occupation prior to enlistment: Skilled pattern and model makers, except paper

High School: 4 years of high school

Married: Single, with dependents

Campaign: WWII

Died: 10-Apr-1945

Age at death: 31

Cause of death: Killed in action

Location of fatality: Gleicherwiessen, Germany

Place of interment: Netherlands American Cemetery, in Margraten, Netherlands