Kossuth County

Maxine Brundage




Six Kossuth Girls Leave for WAVE Training Tuesday

The 6:30 bus Tuesday morning carried six Kossuth girls who are on their way to take training for the WAVES. They reported at Camp Dodge Tuesday and from there will proceed to Chicago and then on to Hunters College, New York, for the regular course in training. The girls were:

Maxine Brundage, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Brundage, Algona.

Source: Algona Upper Des Moines, January 11, 1944

Maxine Brundage to Georgia Naval School

Maxine Brundage, 20, seaman second class, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Brundage, 209 South Ridgley street, Algona, has completed her basic training and indoctrination course at the Naval Training School for WAVES, The Bronx, New York, and is proceeding to the Storekeepers School, U. S. Naval Training School, Milledgeville, Georgia. Before she entered the naval service, Seaman Brundage attended the Algona High school and Iowa State College, Ames.

Source: Algona Upper Des Moines, March 28, 1944

Three local WAVES left the first of the week after having visited relatives and friends for seven days on a delay enroute on travel time.

Winifred Plumb, Y 3/c, left Sunday night for San Diego and will be assigned to duty somewhere in the 11th Naval district.  She has been in Stillwater, Okla., for three months.

Marjorie Drayton, Y 3/c, left Sunday for Washington, D.C., for assignment to duty.  She has been stationed at Stillwater, Okla.

Maxine Brundage left Monday night for San Francisco for further assignment.  She came from Milledgeville, Georgia, where she has had three months training as storekeeper.

Margaret Plumb, sister of Winifred, will complete her boot training at Hunters College, New York, this week and will then be assigned elsewhere for further training.

Source:  The Algona Upper Des Moines, Tuesday, May 23, 1944


Mrs J.W. Biggers, pictured, is the former Maxine Burndage, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G.D. Brundage. She and Mr. Biggers were married recently in Oakland, Calif. Maxine is a storekeeper 3-c in the WAVES. Her husband is a storekeeper 2-c in the Coast Guard.

Source: The Algona Upper Des Moines, February 1, 1945 (photo included)