Scott County

Cpl. Delores Kay



Davenporter Joins Women's Marine Corps

Miss Delores Kay, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Marks, 1102 East Rusholme street, has successfully passed the requirements for the Women's Marine Corps and will report to Hunter college in New York on May 17.

Miss Kay was formerly employed by Bawden Bros.

She is a graduate of Dubuque High school.

Source: The Daily Times, May 11, 1943 (photo included)

Home on Visit

Home on a 14-day furlough is Pfc. Delores Kay of the marine corps, who is visiting her mother, Mrs. John Marks, of 1102 East Rusholme street, Davenport.

Miss Kay is stationed with the fleet post office in San Francisco, Calif., and will return there on Jan. 25. A graduate of Dubuque high school,, she entered service in May, 1943. She was formerly employed at Bawden Bros., Inc.

Source: The Daily Times, January 18, 1944 (photo included)

Cpl. Delores Kay, USMC, has returned to San Francisco, Calif., where she is attached to the fleet postoffice, following a ten-day furlough which she spent with her mother, Mrs. John Marks, 1102 Rusholme street. She was accompanied by Cpl. Emily Sewell of Norfolk, Va, who is stationed with her at San Francisco.

Miss Kay's brother, Pvt Charles Kay, also of the marines, is at present hospitalized for illness somewhere in the South Pacific.

Source: The Daily Times, March 2, 1945