Wonderful Estate Collection of 1st Lieutenant Freida M. Himelwright N762305 who arrived 10 December 1944 in Europe and received Campaign Credits for Central Europe and Rhineland with the US Army Nurse Corps.
This collection of her military uniforms, hats, documents, and ephemera tell the story of a WAC Women’s Army Corps Nurse who served in the European Theater of Operations with the United States 7th Army. Highlights of the collection are her extensive uniform grouping to include two Field Service Uniform Jackets one chocolate brown WAC Service Uniform with Advanced Base & 7th Army SSI Shoulder Patches, 1st Lieutenant Rank Insignia, Army Medical Corps Nurse N Branch Lapel Insignia, and Ribbons; additionally, the English Tailored WAC Coat and Nurse Officers WAC Service Hat.
Further Uniform items include: WAC Overseas Garrison Cap with Rank and Nurse Branch Insignia, WAC Overseas Cap Chocolate Brown, WAC Doeskin Overcoat by ‘Schwartz Cincinnati’, Service Uniforms Chocolate Brown ‘Jacket Service Tropical Worsted Nurses Dark OD 10R Lyonelle Modes Dated May 1944’, Khaki Shirt & Tie, WAC Skirt with stitched laundry number, & White Uniform Jacket with 7th Army SSI Shoulder Patch and 2 Overseas Service Bars ‘Mary Sachs Tailors Harrisburg’, White WAC Officers Hat by KNOX, Khaki Tie, Two White Garrison Caps, ‘Jacket Wool OD Women’s Officers 10S Giacobbe Brothers Dated Dec 1943’, White dinner jacket, Four Additional Skirts Including One 1945 Dated French Made, Low Quarter Leather Shoes, WAC leather boots, leather riding boots, and assorted socks and garments.
Exceptional Personal ID Identification Bracelet France 1945 with Army Nurse Corps Branch Insignia and Custom engraved and numbered interior to Freida Himelwright.
Assorted insignia and small items to include German Occupation made 3rd Infantry Division SSI Shoulder Patch, patches, coins, 2nd Lieutenant Rank Insignia Bars, Branch Army Nurse Corps Insignia, and other small personal pieces and patriotic items.
WAC Officers Bedding Roll
WAC Canvas Clothing Bag
Personal Embroidered Pillow, SAKS Fifth Avenue make up compact with birds of paradise to the cover and American Red Cross Shoes with Gift Sleeve
Medical Officers Cases, Canvas Case by ‘Superior Surgical’, Surgical Instruments Assortment, Glass Syringes, and Spare Needles
Various books and pamphlets: German Phrase Book 30-606, 274th Infantry Independence Day Regatta Wiesbaden on the Rhine Germany 4 July 1945, My Military Missel, USO Red Cross Pad, and small papers / letters.
Documents: Military Record and Report of Separation Certificate of Service and Embossed Army of The United States Certificate of Service, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Veterans Compensation, Department of Commerce Student Pilot Certificate 1946,
Photograph of 1st Lieutenant Himelwright
Several pencil sketches
Post-War Civilian Private Pilot’s Log Book
*Estate Auction Acquisition* – Presented as Acquired, Ribbons on the First WAC Service Uniform Coat: Army Commendation, EAME 2 Stars, and Asiatic Pacific Campaign are Incorrect per her service records but exactly as found.
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