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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

MILDRED PARISH TURTON PAPERS

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BIOABSTRACT

Mildred Parish Turton of Amory, Mississippi, served as a neuropsychiatric nurse in the Pacific Theatre while a member of the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.


BIOGRAPHY

Mildred Parish Turton of Amory, Mississippi, served as a neuropsychiatric nurse in the Pacific Theatre while a member of the Army Nurse Corps during World War II. She was separated from the U.S. Army at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, on 20 February 1946. For her service, Turton was awarded the Bronze Star, the American Defense Service medal, the American Campaign medal, the Asiatic Pacific Campaign medal with two bronze service stars, the World War II victory medal, the Philippine Liberation Ribbon, and the Korean Service medal.



ADDITIONAL CONTENTS:
The collection consists of Turton's 20 February 1946 honorable discharge.