Muscatine County

Martha Jean Benton






PETTY OFFICER RATING --Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Benton, 314 1-2 East Second street, have received word that their daughter, Martha Jean Benton, has been promoted to petty officer, pharmacist mate third class in the WAVES. She entered in the WAVES on August, 24, 1944, taking her boot training at Hunters college, N.Y. She has been stationed at the U.S. Naval hospital at San Diego, Calif, since Oct. 1.

Source: Muscatine Journal News-Tribune, January 9, 1945 (photo included)