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Mary Starr enlisted in the Army Nurse Corps in 1943 and served until 1946. She was with the 119th General Hospital, primarily in Branford, England. Her basic training was at Fort Devens, Massachusetts. She worked as a surgical nurse. She was born in Wallingford, Connecticut, on March 18, 1922. She met her future husband in England and she moved to his hometown of Hiawatha, Kansas, after they married. She was interviewed by Suzette McCord-Rogers on Jul 18, 2007. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the community institutions receiving grants. The transcript of the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Doniphan County Historical Society (Troy) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.

Creator: Starr, Mary G.
Date: July 18, 2007

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Item Number: 218619
Call Number: World War II Oral Histories Project
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 218619

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