From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (African American Women Veterans in and from Kentucky)

Bruce, Lena C. H.

(born: 1923) 

Military Branch

Women's Army Corps

Active Duty Entered

November 16, 1943


Lena C. H. Bruce was bornin Kentucky and she was living in Kenton County, KY, in 1943 when she enlisted in the WAC in Cincinnati, OH, according to her enlistment record in Ancestry. She had been in the medical field of nursing or midwifery and she was married.

Kentucky County & Region

Read about Kenton County, Kentucky in Wikipedia.

Outside Kentucky Place Name


Cited in this Entry

NKAA Source: Ancestry (online)

Cite This NKAA Entry:

“Bruce, Lena C. H.,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed March 21, 2023,

Last modified: 2022-01-28 12:41:30