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

Jakes, Ruth Henrietta Durham Hammond

(born: May 27, 1916  -  died: November 26, 1991) 

Military Branch

Women's Army Corps

Active Duty Entered

June 15, 1943

Active Duty Exit

November 2, 1945

Awards & Decorations

6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion

Notes

See Ruth Henrietta Hammond within the Kentucky WACs of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion link below.

Kentucky County & Region

Read about Jefferson County, Kentucky in Wikipedia.

Kentucky Place (Town or City)

Read about Louisville, Kentucky in Wikipedia.

References

Cited in this Entry

NKAA Entry: Kentucky WACs of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion

Cite This NKAA Entry:

“Jakes, Ruth Henrietta Durham Hammond,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed January 29, 2022, https://ukscrc001.net/nkaa/items/show/300004415.

Last modified: 2022-01-14 20:45:03