Whittle, Reba Zitella, 1LT

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Army Nurse Corps
Last Primary MOS
3448-Medical-Surgical Nurse
Last MOS Group
Nurse Corps (Officer)
Primary Unit
1944-1944, 3448, POW/MIA
Service Years
1941 - 1946

Army Nurse Corps

First Lieutenant



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Rocksprings, Texas
Last Address
Sacramento, California

Date of Passing
Jan 26, 1981
 
Location of Interment
San Francisco National Cemetery - San Francisco, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: NA, 1472

 Official Badges 

Honorably Discharged WW II


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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
First Lieutenant Reba Zitella Whittle was a member of the United States Army Nurse Corps during World War II. She became the only American military female prisoner of war in the European Theater after her casualty evacuation aircraft was shot down in September 1944.
   
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 Ribbon Bar

AAF Flight Nurse Badge

 
 Unit Assignments
HQ, US Army Medical Command (MEDCOM)POW/MIA
  1941-1946, 3448, HQ, US Army Medical Command (MEDCOM)/Army Nurse Corps
  1944-1944, 3448, POW/MIA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
 Colleges Attended 
University of North TexasSan Antonio College
  1937-1941, University of North Texas
  1941-1941, San Antonio College
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