Muscatine County

Lt. Virginia McBride




Brother And Sister Serving

A brother and sister are serving with the United States forces, Second Lieut. Virginia McBride, with the army nursing cops and A/S Charles A. McBride with the army air corps. Their parents are Mr. and Mrs. Ralph McBride, 214 West Seventh street.

Lieut. McBride, who entered the service Dec. 7, 1943, is assigned to the Station Hospital, Camp Crowder, Mo.

Her brother, who enlisted last Aug. 10, has the following address: A/S Charles A. McBride, 37675484. 317 C.T.D. Squadron Four, Flight S. New Hali, Montana State University, Missoula, Mont.

Source: Muscatine Journal News-Tribune, February 7, 1944 (photos included)

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph McBride, 214 West Seventh street, are looking forward with a great deal of anticipation to the Christmas present which their daughter, Lieut. Virginia McBride, serving with the U.S. Army nursing corps, and their son, Cpl. Charles McBride purchased recently while on a shopping trip together in London.

The meeting, arranged by Lt. McBride, was the first for the brother and sister in a 15 months period. Cpl. Charles McBride had arrived overseas in the European theater of operation while Lt. McBride had been on duty there since April.

Source: Muscatine Journal News-Tribune, Nov. 18, 1944 (same photos included)

Brother and Sister Photographed Together