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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

RUTH M. GREGG PAPERS

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BIOABSTRACT

Ruth Marguerite Gregg (Rossi) (1917-2000) served in the Army Nurse Corps from 1944-1946.


BIOGRAPHY

Ruth Marguerite Gregg (Rossi?), a Washington, D.C., native and graduate of the Union Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Baltimore, entered the Army Nurse Corps in early 1944 at the age of twenty-one. In 1944, Gregg was sent to England with the 93rd General Hospital unit. There, Gregg served as a nurse anesthetist with her unit in Wales. Gregg was engaged to Dr. Harold Rossi, a researcher at Johns Hopkins.


CONTENTS AVAILABLE ONLINE:
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Portrait of Ruth M. Gregg, circa 1945
Item # WV0252.6.001
From the Ruth M. Gregg Papers
Nurses and doctors, circa 1945
Item # WV0252.6.003
From the Ruth M. Gregg Papers

ADDITIONAL CONTENTS:
Correspondence, ca. 1943-1944; British Broadcasting Corporation Advertisement, ca. 1944; Diary entry by Ruth Gregg, 11-12 January 1944; "Miss Ruth M. Gregg, Former Army Nurse, Fiancée of Dr. Harold Rossi of This City," ca. 1945-1946; The Stars and Stripes Vol. 4, No. 185, 7 June 1944; "Summary of Chemical Warfare Agents," 1944; Telegram, n.d.