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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

GERTRUDE MCSPIRITT PAPERS

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BIOABSTRACT

Gertrude McSpiritt served in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps and the Women's Army Corps from 1943 to 1945.


BIOGRAPHY

Gertrude McSpiritt served in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps and the Women's Army Corps from June 1943 to November 1945. She attended basic training at Fort Devons, Massachusetts, and was then sent to Presque Isle, Maine. McSpiritt later worked as a recruiter in Providence, Rhode Island, before being transferred to Kindley Air Force Base in Bermuda. She was separated from the service at Fort Dix, New Jersey.



ADDITIONAL CONTENTS:
Memoir, ca. 1999; School Group Presentations Speeches, ca. 1999; Photocopies of photographs, 1943-1945; photo, 1999; Correspondence between McSpiritt and the Army, 1995-1996; "Air Transport Command, What Does it Signify? What Does it Mean to You? What Does the WAC Do in the ATC?," ca. 1943-1945