Lieutenant Junior Grade Susie Josephine Pitcher, NC, USNR, who was one of the eleven U.S. Navy Nurse Prisoners of War in the Philippines from 1942-45. Pitcher graduated from the Roseland Community Hospital School of Nursing at Chicago, Illinois and entered the Navy on September 28, 1928, departing for Manila, Philippines, on September 16, 1941. While in captivity, Pitcher was promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade on April 1, 1942.
Photo source: National Museum of the U.S. Navy
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