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CPO John Walter "Wally" Sharrah
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Birth: Nov. 30, 1933
Nemaha County
Kansas, USA
Death: Jan. 23, 1988
Kansas City
Wyandotte County
Kansas, USA

Navy Personnelman First Class (PN1) John "Wally" Sharrah was attached to Helicopter Attack (Light) Squadron Three, HA(L)-3 in Vietnam from 1969 to 1970 (two tours), where he was awarded the Presidential Unit Citation, Vietnam Service Medal (w/ 5 bronze stars), Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation, and Vietnam Campaign Medal. Other awards included 6 Good Conduct Medals and 2 National Defense Service Medals. Wally later made Chief Petty Officer before retiring.

John married Cleo Ida Clark 04 Jul 1959, divorced 27 Mar 1972 in Orange County, TX, having two children. 
Family links: 
  Walter Ernest Sharrah (1890 - 1951)
  Lena Rose Hanni Sharrah (1896 - 1952)
  Doris A. Sharrah Longberg (1922 - 1996)*
  Lillian I Sharrah Kendall (1929 - 2002)*
  John Walter Sharrah (1933 - 1988)
*Calculated relationship
Note: Credit for finding cemetery and taking headstone photo November 13, 2015, goes to Larry Gilbert Find A Grave Member #46821852.
Sabetha Cemetery
Nemaha County
Kansas, USA
Created by: Dan Arnes
Record added: Nov 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100632800
CPO John Walter Wally Sharrah
Added by: Dan Arnes
CPO John Walter Wally Sharrah
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Rest in Peace fellow Seawolf
- Dan Arnes
 Added: Nov. 13, 2012

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