Scott County

Mary Louise Nugent



54 JOIN THE WAVES -- Pictures above and on the left are 17 of the 54 who passed examinations and were sworn into the WAVES late Thursday. They are among the 75 from the Tri-city area who will depart Aug 11 for Hunter college, New York, to start their training.

In the picture are:

Front row, left to right -- Jean Beckwith, Mary Gertrude McGinn, Margaret Blunt (Moline), Gladys Frederick and Jean Lay.
Second row -- Mary Kelly, Twila Tompkins, Florence Norton, Barbara Smith and Priscilla Otis.
Third row -- Frances Betzel, Doris Van Hecke, Mary Louise Nugent, Deloris Donnelly and Janet Brown.

Source: Quad-City Times, August 6, 1943 (group photo included)

Mary Louise Nugent, seaman second class, daughter of Mrs. Margaret Nugent, 605 West Fifteenth street, has completed her basic WAVE training at Hunter college, N.Y., and has been transferred to the naval air station, Atlanta Ga.

Source: The Daily Times, [Davenport, Ia] October 14, 1943