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

Freeman, Ruth E. B.

(born: 1921) 

Military Branch

Women's Army Corps

Active Duty Entered

March 9, 1943


Ruth E. B. Freeman was born in Kentucky. She was married and separated from her husband when she enlisted in the Army in Detroit, MI, according to her record in the National Archives, Access to Archival Databases, although she was living in Louisville, KY.

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“Freeman, Ruth E. B.,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed May 26, 2024,

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