Julia Zecchini, St. Mary’s Graduate and World War II Casualty

Julia Marie Zecchini Born 8 October 1915, Newcomb, Tennessee Died 8 October 1944, Shelby County, Tennessee Lieutenant jg, Nurse, US. Navy Julia Zecchini died at the U.S. Naval Hospital Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee of sodium fluoride poisoning. She was the … Continue reading

Chattanooga Nurses in World War I Service

Local Nurses Going Over Sea Chattanooga Furnishes Goodly Number of Graduates for War Work One Is now in France Applicants Well Qualified and No Reason Why They Should Not Be Accepted If the graduate nurses from the different hospitals in … Continue reading

The Jenkins Sisters: “Angels of Bataan & Corregidor”

Three daughters of John Solomon and Martha Caledonia (née Smallwood) Jenkins, of Cocke County, Tennessee, graduated from KGH School of Nursing:  Janie Univieve, Class of 1925; Ressa, Class of 1927; and Geneva Elizabeth, Class of 1930. Ressa and Geneva became … Continue reading