Bremer County

Edna Moulton



Waverly, Ia. -- Edna Moulton, of Waverly, is the first Bremer county woman to be accepted for the WAVES, expects to be called soon and probably will receive her preliminary training at the school for 1,000 WAVES to be opened Dec. 15 at Iowa State Teachers college, Cedar Falls. She is employed at the office of the Iowa Public Service company here and also has been associated with the staff of the Waverly pubic library.

Source: The Courier, November 1, 1942 (photo included)

Bremer Women Serve U.S.

Two young women from Bremer county are now receiving training in auxiliary corps of the army and navy.

Florence Hastings, formerly of Waverly, has begun her basic training in the WAAC's at the Army Post branch at Des Moines, and Edna Moulton has completed her basic training for service in the WAVES at Cedar Falls and been assigned to a navy trade school at Washington, D.C.

Miss Hastings taught in a rural school near Plainfield prior to her enlistment in the WAACs and Miss Moulton was an Iowa Public Service employee in Waverly.

Source: The Courier, February 7, 1943