Some WWI nurses

During WWI over 2,000 soldiers from North Carolina were inducted and trained at Camp Grant in Rockford, Illinois. Twenty North Carolina nurses volunteered for service at Camp Grant and staffed Base Hospital 65. Their names and hometowns are listed below.

North Carolina Nurses in WWI at Base Camp #65

June AbernathyConnelly Spring
Lela Anderson (Snyder)Blowing Rock
Evelyn ArmstrongWilmington
Bess BondenhammerWinston-Salem
Lola BoydMorganton
Mary Ione BranchGranite Falls
Katherine BurtSalisbury
Alicia CaseySt. Antonburg
Odessa ChambersAsheville
Clara ComptonProspect Hill
Rosalee FergusonAsheville
Ruby FraleyStatesville
Mabel KingWilson
Rachel LowmanWilson
Emily MortonWilson
Bessie PowellWilson
Mabel PottsCharlotte
Katherine RichardsOteen
Minnie StaleyRaleigh
Isabell WillsAsheville

 From: Odess Chambers' Scrapbook WWI, found in the NC State Archives in Raleigh, North Carolina

A list of WWI nurses by county Burke- Macon