This Day In History: 1944-01-27
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pelz of Airmount Ave. announced that their three Marine daughters had received promotions. The three women had joined in March 1943 and were serving together at the Marine Air station in Cherry Point, N.C. Cloria, who worked with newly arrived “boots” was named a sergeant, while Florence and Dorothy who worked in the Western Union office and the Post Office became corporals. All three were graduates of Ramsey High School. Before enlisting Gloria was a secretary, Dorothy a teletypist, and Florence a bookkeeper.