Chickasaw County

Ruth Kerr


Wave Ruth Kerr of Fredericksburg Has Four Brothers in Armed Forces

Yeoman Third Class, She Is Now On Leave Before Reassignment

Fredericksburg -- Ruth Kerr, yeoman third class in the Waves, is home from Stillwater, Okla, for a visit with her parents, Mr and Mrs Fred Kerr. She had been attending Oklahoma A and M college there, following her basic training at Hunter college, New York City, N.Y. Wave Kerr received her rating previous to granting of her leave, and she will for from here to Washington, D.C. where she will report to bureau of navy personnel for future assignment.

Miss Kerr comes from a family all-out for the war, for four brothers and Miss Kerr are all in uniform.


Source: The Courier, Waterloo IA -- March 23, 1944 (photo included)