Hamilton County

Pfc. Hannah M. Patterson


Most Iowa WACs Coming From Military Families

Private First Class Hannah M. Patterson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Patterson of Stratford, is on duty at Portland, Maine, with a WAC detachment. She was a school teacher before enlisting last June.

Source: Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, IA – December 13, 1943


Hannah Maurine ‘Maurine’ Patterson was born Mar. 2, 1916 to Charles G. and Emma Yarn Patterson.

She was an Army Quartermaster with the WACs at Ft. Williams, Maine.

She was married to Eugene C. Donnell.

Maurine died Nov. 16, 1998 and is buried in the Ridge Cemetery, Monmouth, NE.

Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, IA