North High School Wall of Honor
William D. Nickell
Class of June, 1943
Research done by Claradell Shedd, Class of 1953. PAGE IN PROGRESS
William D. Nickell
Bill was a member of North High's class of June, 1943. His next of kin was xxx, xxx Street, Des Moines, IA. Bill's service number was xxx.
William D. Nickell
Year   Rank   Status
Before June, 1943   x   Enlisted in the US Army Cadet Program. Des Moines or Camp Dodge, IA?
June, 1943 x x x Graduated from North High, Des Moines, IA
date   US Army Air Corps
  Basic Training where and when?
date x US Army Air Corps x Training where and when? What models did you fly?
March, 1945 x US Army/2nd Lt. x Flight Training. What models did you fly? Received wings. What group, squadron, which # Air Force?
  x US Army Air Corps x Nebraska duty. Where and when?
Were you per chance at Lincoln Army Air Force Base, Lincoln, NE?
December, 1945 x US Army Air Corps x Discharged in December, 1945.
date to present x Civilian x Vocation, civilian career.

US Air Force seal

US Army Air Corps Patch; 1943

William D. Nickell
2nd Lieutenant
US Army Air Corps

Air Force Pilot Wings

Bill Nickell photo

2nd Armored Division "Hell on Wheels"
32nd Field Artillery
(1) The World War II Army Enlistment Records contain information on more than nine million indivdual enlistments. These records can be found online at

(2) The comprehensive list of names from North High's 1893-2018 graduation classes are from Claradell Shedd's North Des Moines High School website. The names of North High School graduates can be found online at: D. Nickell's class page is:
05/23/10. Living in Irving, TX.
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