From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (African American Women Veterans in and from Kentucky)
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Bradley, Georgia Alice

(born: May 1, 1900  -  died: March 27, 1974) 

Military Branch

Women's Army Corps

Active Duty Entered

June 5, 1944

Active Duty Exit

April 19, 1963

Exit Rank

Sergeant

Notes

Georgia A. Bradley, from Louisville, KY, was a nurse. She was a widow living in San Francisco, CA, and working in the medical field prior to joining the Army, according to her enlistment record (Ancestry). She completed the Army clerk's school at the WACs training center at Fort Des Moines, Iowa in 1945. She later lived in Mt. Vernon, NY, where she died in 1974. She was buried on April 1, 1974 in Eastern Cemetery in Louisville, KY (source: Georgia A. Bradley in Find A Grave).

Sources: See Cpl. Georgia A. Bradley, WAC in the column "Camera quizzer," Mirror News, 02/09/1952, p.21; "WAC completes clerk's training in Iowa," Arizona Daily Star, 09/23/1945, p.3; Georgia A. Bradley in U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs BIRLS Death File in Ancestry; "Mrs. Georgia Bradley," The Courier-Journal, 04/01/1974, p.5; and "Louisville-area deaths," The Louisville Courier-Journal, 03/31/1974, p.43.

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References

Cited in this Entry

NKAA Source: Mirror news (newspaper)
NKAA Source: Arizona daily star (newspaper)
NKAA Source: Ancestry (online)

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