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

Hardyster, Elizabeth

(born: September 13, 1921  -  died: March 1979) 

Military Branch

Women's Army Corps

Active Duty Entered

June 14, 1944


Elizabeth Hardyster was born in Bardstown, KY, the daughter of Sarah E. Henson and James W. Hardyster (source: U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index in Ancestry). The family was living in Louisville, KY, when they were enumerated in the 1940 U.S. Census. Elizabeth Hardyster was employed as a maid and living in Louisville, KY, when she enlisted in the Army in Norfolk, VA, according to her enlistment record in Ancestry.

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NKAA Source: Ancestry (online)

Last modified: 2021-09-20 20:29:28