Woodbury County

Lt. Elizabeth Margaret Huie


Brother Sister Get Commissions

Given commissions as second lieutenants recently were Robert Huie, 23, and his 22-year-old sister, Elizabeth, only children of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Huie, 903 12th Street.

Robert Huie first served in the medical corps at Camp Grant, where he became a staff sergeant. He was graduated March 4 from the field artillery school at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Lieut. Huie will continue his training as a liaison pilot in connection with field artillery. He is stationed at Pittsburg, Kansas, for a 10-week air course at Kansas Teachers College before returning to his base in Oklahoma.

Lieut. Elizabeth Huie, registered nurse, was graduated from the St. Vincent’s College of nursing in May, 1942. She became a Red Cross nurse soon after graduation and for six months has been assistant surgical supervisor at a hospital in Waverly, Iowa. On March 2 she became a second lieutenant in the army nurse corps. She left March 16 to be stationed at Schick General Hospital in Clinton, Iowa, a new 1,000 bed army establishment.

Both officers are graduates of Central High School. They visited here during the last week. Lieut. Robert Huie is the father of two daughters. His wife plans to join him when he returns to his base.

Source: The Sioux City Journal-Tribune, March 20, 1943 (photo included)


Lt. Elizabeth Margaret Huie, army nurse corps, has been named chief nurse in charge of wards in a general hospital in England, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Huie, sr., 903 12th street, have been informed.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, January 2, 1945


Lt. Elizabeth M. Huie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Huie, sr., 903 12th street, a graduate of St. Vincent’s College of Nursing, has been with the armed forces for the last two years and overseas about 15 months.  She served as a nurse in Scotland and Wales and recently volunteered to go to France, answering a call for more nurses.  Before volunteering for overseas duty, she served for eight months in Schick general hospital in Clinton, Ia. 

A brother, Lt. Robert S. Huie, is a liaison pilot and has been overseas for two years and now is stationed on Luzon.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, March 30, 1945 (photo included)