Woodbury County

Lt. Barbara J. Forrester





Barbara J. Forrester, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Forrester, 1017 S. Glass avenue, has been promoted to first lieutenant. She has two brothers in the service, James, a lieutenant in the army air forces, and John, a technician fifth grade in the army ground forces.  She was graduated from East high school in 1936. She attended Morningside college and was graduated in 1939 with a B.A. degree.  She was graduated from Children’s Hospital nurses training school in Denver in 1942 with a registered nurse degree.  She received her commission in the army nurses corps in October, 1942. She was assigned to a general hospital and has completed 16 months of overseas duty with that unit.

Source:  The Sioux City Journal, April 10, 1945