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

Nelson, Evelyn

(born: 1921) 

Military Branch

Women's Army Corps

Active Duty Entered

January 12, 1943


Evelyn Nelson was separated from her husband and living in Louisville, KY when she enlisted in the Army in Cincinnati, OH, according to her record in the National Archives, Access to Archival Databases. She was born in Kentucky.

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“Nelson, Evelyn,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed July 13, 2024,

Last modified: 2023-05-08 17:27:19