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WOMEN IN THE SERVICE

NAME COLLEGE CONFLICT BRANCH OTHER INFORMATION
Catherine Ballantine NJC '45
World War II                       
USO
Volunteer

Adaline Bloom NJC '41  World War II OSS
Office of War Information

Virginia Boardman NJC '41 World War II Public Health Service
Cadet Nurse Corps

Mary Lou Norton Busch NJC '45 World War II Manhattan Project
Chemist; worked in Houdaille-Hershey Plant in Decatur, IL

Alma Geist Cap NJC '38 World War II Red Cross
Pacific Theater

Marcia Collins   Vietnam War Army
Army Nurse Corps; 8th Field Hospital at Nha Trang; 91st Evacuation Hospital at Tuy Hoa             
Betty Davis DC '66 Cold War Peace Corps
Served in Nigeria in 1966

Helen T. Dauster NJC '48
SCI '66
World War II Army Quartermaster Corps; civilian  
Gloria Decker   World War II Army
Women's Army Corps (WAC); Home front

Dorothy Dempsey    World War II Coast Guard
U.S. Coast Guard Women's Reserve (SPARS); 18th Regiment

Frieda Finklestein Feller NJC '41 World War II U.S. Government
Office of Censorship

B. Lauriel Moodie Giantonio   World War II Army
Army Nurse Corps; European Theater of Operations; 101st General Hospital

Nancy Petersen Godfrey NJC '44 World War II Navy
Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES); Wildwood Naval Air Station

Elizabeth Bacon Harris NJC '45 World War II Army
Nurse; Veterans Administration hospital

Judith Harper Hassert NJC '43 World War II Army
Librarian at Camp Kilmer


Ann Kelsey

  Vietnam  Army Civilian librarian for Army Special Services in Saigon, Cam Ranh Bay, Dong Ba Thin and Nha Trang
Flora Campbell Jespersen NJC '45 World War II USO, Red Cross
Volunteer

Ida Perlmutter Kamich NJC '38 World War II Army
Women's Army Corps (WAC); dietitian at the 30th General Hospital; European Theater

Janice Karesh NJC '45 World War II USO
Volunteer

Lois Manning   World War II Army
Army Nurse Corps; 109th Evacuation Hospital and 106th Evacuation Hospital; European Theater

Edie Meeks   Vietnam War Army
Army Nurse Corps; 3rd Field Hospital in Saigon; 71st Evacuation Hospital at Pleiku

Edna Newby NJC '31 World War II USO/Army
Volunteer

Mary Hance Owen NJC '41 World War II Army
Civilian clerk

Doris Ostroff NJC '53 Korean War Department of Defense
Stars and Stripes


Mary Jo Rice-Mahoney

  Vietnam War Army
Army Nurse Corps; 67th Evacuation Hospital, Qui Nhon

Jean O'Grady Sheehan NJC '43 World War II Navy
Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES); recruiter in Atlanta, GA

Alice Talbot Sofin NJC '38 World War II  
Clerk at Raritan Arsenal

Pearl Paterson Thompson NJC '41 World War II Navy
Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES); Office of Naval Intelligence

Eileen Witte Treash NJC '49 Korean War Army
Dietitian

Helen Walkinshaw NJC '52 World War II Navy
Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES); military intelligence

Margaret Harriet Waugh NJC '44 World War II Navy
Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES); Hospital Corps

Dorothy Salkin Welles NJC '41 World War II Army
Dietitian, Camp Kilmer

Photographs (left to right) of Dorothy Dempsey, Eileen Witte Treash, and Edie Meeks (photos courtesy of Dr. Elizabeth Norman, Eileen Witte Treash, and Edie Meeks)

 

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