|Title||Jacket, Military, USA, Army Nurse Corps, World War II, Jeanette Meyer Davis|
World War II Eisenhower style jacket of Jeanette Meyer Davis. Size 12R, 2 Gold Bars Left Sleeve; Olive drab, long sleeve, twill weave, 2 breast pockets with button flaps, shoulder loops, hidden-button placket at center front, band at bottom of jacket fitted with buckle
Three plastic buttons down front; patch on upper left sleeve of star, arrow, and chains; two inner pockets along coat seem.
|Year Range from||1945|
|Year Range to||1945|
|Material||wool, metal, plastic|
SHOULDER PATCH, LEFT OF EUROPEAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS, ADV BASE
Cloth tag inside jacket:
JACKETS, FIELD, WL. O.D., UMS.
POLIKOFF (I.F.S.) LTD.
CONTRACT/ECH 1178 1945
|Used||USA: Howells (Colfax), Nebraska; England|
Davis, Jeanette (Meyer)
U.S. Army Nurse Corps
|Event||WWII European Theater|
|History||A native of Howells, Nebraska, Jeanette Meyer Davis joined the U.S. Army Nurse Corps January 27, 1944 after receiving an RN degree at Mehodist Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska and working at Doctors Hospital, also in Omaha. Davis had six weeks of training at Camp Carson in Colorado, and shortly afterward she was sent to England. She served in a colostomy ward, where soldiers were treated for wounds in their abdomens. Davis attained the rank of 1st lieutenant and was discharged November 14, 1945.|
|Credit line||Jeanette Meyer Davis, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska|
|Collection||Davis, Jeanette Meyer|