Former POW Navy Nurse LT(JG) Mary Rose Harrington

Former POW Navy Nurse LT(JG) Mary Rose Harrington

Lieutenant Junior Grade Mary Rose Harrington, NC, USNR. Harrington was one of the U.S. Navy Nurses taken Prisoner of War in the Philippines in 1942, released in 1945. Following graduation from St. Joseph’s Mercy Hospital, School of Nursing, at Sioux City, Iowa, in 1934, she entered the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps January 11, 1937. Harrington reported to Manila, Philippines, on February 10, 1941. While Prisoner of War, she was promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade on January 1, 1943.

Photo size: 888 × 1320
Photo source: National Museum of the U.S. Navy
Usage: Public Domain

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