Title: Gilbert L. Worley, Jr.

Description: Portrait of Lt. Gilbert L. Worley, Jr., a flyer in the United States Army. He was born in Topeka, Kansas, April 12, 1920. He graduated from Southwest High School in Kansas City and from Kansas University in 1941 where he started his flying courses. His training was completed at Ong Field and he was qualified as a navigator and ground school instructor. In 1942 he completed his training to become an Army flyer. He was killed in an airplane accident on a flight to Indianapolis on May 15, 1943.

Date: circa 1942

Item Type: Photograph, b&w, 5 x 7 in.

Collection: Gold Star Mother's Legion Scrapbook (SC68) See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37095

Location: SC68, p. 59

Subject: World War II; Soldiers; Air pilots; Military air pilots; War;

Local Subject: Gold Star Mothers of Kansas City;Worley, Gilbert L., Jr.;

Digital Format: JPEG

Barcode: 10020638

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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