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LOLA CHACONAS PAPERS

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BIOABSTRACT

Lola V. Forbes Chaconas (b. 1920) served in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1944.


BIOGRAPHY

Lola Virginia Forbes Chaconas was inducted into the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps on Christmas Eve, 1942, in Richmond Virginia. Pvt. Forbes worked as a duplicating machine operator and was stationed at Ft. Bliss, Texas when she was honorably discharged in May of 1944



ADDITIONAL CONTENTS:
Honorable Discharge (facsimile), 1944; Obituary, ca. 1988; Veterans Administration ID card, n.d.; Photograph (copy), ca. 1942-1944; Khaki Uniform jacket and skirt, ca. 1942-1944; Overseas Cap, ca. 1944; WAC Ribbon, ca. 1944.