Margaret Belva Mizelle King

Margaret Belva Mizelle King
WWII and Korean War Nurse

Margaret Belva Mizelle King was a World War II and Korean War nurse from Bertie County.


  • Pittard, J.C. (2007, March). Ordinary Hero. Our State [magazine], p.144-151.


  • Mizelle, Margaret B., Letters, 1942 - 1944 are available in the North Carolina State Archives in Raleigh. Margaret B. Mizelle served as a 2nd lieutenant with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II. While stationed with the 38th Evacuation Hospital in England, Africa, and Italy, she wrote letters to her mother concerning articles of clothing, cosmetics, or food that Lt. Mizelle wished sent to her from home. Occasionally the letters contain descriptions of life in the field.
  • Margaret B. Mizelle [photograph] held by NC State Archives. Photograph of Lieutenant Margaret Belva Mizelle King of the United States Army Nurses Corps, One Hundred Seventy-First (171st) Evacuation Hospital, in her uniform.


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