Carrie G. Radnik (1919-2012) was born in Montrose, Arkansas. She graduated from Lake Village High School in 1937 and then completed the three-year nurse training program at Touro Infirmary in New Orleans. She remained there working as a nurse for a year.
Radnik joined the Army Nurse Corps in May of 1942 and was assigned to the wards at Camp Livingston, Louisiana. In May 1943 she received orders overseas and was sent to Orange, New Jersey, for training. She set sail from New York aboard the Henry Gibbons and arrived in Brisbane, Australia, in June of 1943. Radnick was assigned to the 42nd General Hospital in Bribane for three months, then was sent to the 87th Station Hospital in Doba Dura, New Guinea until March 1944. After her return stateside she was stationed in Columbia, South Carolina, and Charlotte, North Carolina. In November of 1944 she married Martin Radnik, and in March of 1945 she was discharged due to pregnancy.
After their service, Radnik and her husband lived in Chicago and raised four children. Radnik returned to nursing in the early 1960s. In the mid-1990s the Radniks settled in Greensboro. Radnik died 14 March 2012 at the age of 92.