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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

MARGARET U. GRIFFIN PAPERS

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BIOABSTRACT

Margaret U. Griffin served in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service)from 1942-1945.


COLLECTION SUMMARY

The collection contains the 1949 U.S. Navy publication U.S. Submarine Losses, the 1947 book While So Serving, a December 1944 copy of The American, a 17 May,1945 Navy Department press release The USS Franklin Comes Home, copies of The Service Book of Scripture and Prayer and A Prayer Book for Soldiers and Sailors, and The New Testament, and a Admiral Chester W. Nimitz ribboned pin.


BIOGRAPHY

Margaret U. Griffin enlisted in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service)on 3 October 1942 and entered active service 5 December, 1942. She completed service school at the Naval Training School in Milledgville, Georgia and was assigned to the Bureau of Naval Personnel, Casualty Section, Washington, D.C. Griffin was discharged on 3 December, 1945 as a Yeoman First Class.