[Interview of Margaret J. Hornickel on her service in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during WWII].

Margaret J. Hornickel discusses her service in the United States and England as a member of the Army Nurse Corps during World War II. Hornickel says that she reported to Camp Lee in August 1942 and was promoted to Lieutenant and made Chief Nurse, then was later sent to Ft. Jackson where she was also...

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Corporate Authors: Women's Overseas Service League Oral History Project, Vincent Voice Library (digitizer,, current owner.)
Other Authors: Hornickel, Margaret J. (Interviewee), Banonis, Ruth, 1914-2008 (Interviewer)
Language:English
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Physical Description:1 online resource (1 audio file (47 min., 38 sec.))
Format: Electronic Audio Software
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Margaret J. Hornickel discusses her service in the United States and England as a member of the Army Nurse Corps during World War II. Hornickel says that she reported to Camp Lee in August 1942 and was promoted to Lieutenant and made Chief Nurse, then was later sent to Ft. Jackson where she was also Chief Nurse and was promoted to Captain. Hornickel talks about crossing the Atlantic on the Queen Mary, disembarking in Glasgow and taking the train to Hoylake on the Wirral Peninsula where she was billeted with an English family. She says that she was finally sent to a hospital on an estate in southern England and cared for allied casualties from the D-Day invasion. Hornickel is interviewed by Ruth Banonis.
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Part of the Women's Overseas Service League Oral History Project.
Digitized by the G. Robert Vincent Voice Library of the Michigan State University Libraries.
Call Number:Voice 32699
DB32699 cassette
Playing Time:00:47:38
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Interviewee, Margaret J. Hornickel ; interviewer, Ruth Banonis.
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Recorded 1983 September 13