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Ruth Lillian Anderson Aitken Collection

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Ruth Lillian Anderson Aitken Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Ruth Lillian Anderson Aitken
State of Birth:
IL
Home State:
IL
Gender
Female
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1946
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army Nurse Corps
Unit of Service
86th Field Hospital
Location of Service
Fort Lawton, Washington; Percy Jones General Hospital, Battle Creek, Michigan; Hawaii; Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands)
Battles/Campaigns
Okinawa
Highest Rank
First Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
No

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of audio recording
Computer File: CD [1 item] -- Electronic file of interview transcript
Interviewer:
Kathryn Rasch
Contributor:
B.J. Shorak
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
National Court Reporters Association (NCRA)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/60566
Subjects:
Aitken, Ruth Lillian Anderson
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Nurse Corps.
Cite as:
Ruth Lillian Anderson Aitken Collection
(AFC/2001/001/60566), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2016-07-08
 

 

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