Scott County

Elizabeth L. Berrum



Ensign E. Berrum Here on Short Leave

Ensign Elizabeth Berrum, Nurses Corps USNR, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.P Berrum, 1415 Brady street, Davenport, is home on a ten-day leave with her parents.

She is stationed at Mare Island, Calif., where she will return Feb 12.

Before entering the service June 25, 1943, she was employed at various tri-city hospitals doing private and general nursing. She received her nurses training at St. Joseph hospital, St. Paul.

Source: The Daily Times, February 8, 1944 (photo included)

NURSING IN HAWAII - Ensign Elizabeth L. Berrum, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.P. Berrum, 1415 Brady street, is shown above going about her duties at the Naval hospital at Puunene, Maui, T.H. She was formerly stationed at a navy hospital at Oahu, T.H. and prior to that at the navy's hospital on Mare Island, Calif. She has been a member of the corps for the past 20 months. She received her training at St. Winona, Minn., where she entered the service. (U.S. Naval photo)

Source: The Daily Times, March 10, 1945 (photograph included)

Promoted: Elizabeth L. Berrum, navy nurse, has been promoted from ensign to lieutenant junior grade at a U.S. naval air station in Hawaii. She is stationed at a dispensary there. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H.P, Berrum, live at 1415 Brady street.

Source: The Quad City Times, April 5, 1945