Scott County

Mrs. Margaret Bunce Hannon


Another Group of Tri-City Girls Entering the WAVES

Front Row, left to right: Norma Zahler, Davenport; Hazel Ruffcorn, Moline; Virginia Fleming, Davenport; and Margaret Hannon, Davenport.

Second Row: Lila Fessenden, Marguerite Wahlig and Rosemary Doyle, of Davenport; and Joyce Seibert of Moline

Nineteen more were sworn into the WAVES yesterday at the Hotel Blackhawk, making a total of 111 tri-city women who have chosen this branch of the service to help win the war.

One group is already at Hunter college n New York. The majority will leave on Aug. 26 fot he east, and still another group will leave on Sept. 9.

Source: The Daily Times, Davenport IA - August 17, 1943 (photo included)

Mrs. Margaret Bunce Hannon of Davenport, Ia., formerly of Waterloo, is enrolled at Hunter college in training with the Waves hospital corps, following her induction Sept. 9. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.V. Bunce of Fairport, Ia, and a niece of Mrs. Ray Greenly, 2021/12 Vine street. Her husband is planning to enter service for overseas duty.

Source: The Courier, Waterloo IA - September 17, 1943 (photo included)