Werner, Corinne E.

Corinne E. Werner Women's Army Corps WWII
Corinne E. Werner Women's Army Corps WWII

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Date of Birth: 2/7/1921
Died On: 1/9/1995 Last Residence: 33714, Saint Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida, USA
Street Address: 8 Ellsworth Street
Service Number: A-204574
Branch of Service: Women's Army Corps-WWII

Veteran Code: WACS-10

BIOGRAPHY Extended Information
Corinne Elaine Werner - McKenna

Corinne Elaine Werner - McKenna was born on February 7, 1921, in Brooklyn, New York, to Mabel Vivana Benson-Leonard, age 29, and William Ernest Werner, age 28. She had a sister Helen and two brothers Robert and William.

In Rye her family lived at 45 Harbor Terrace Drive and were members of the Church of the Resurrection.

She attended Rye schools and was a Rye High School Graduated, class of 1939 and Lasalle Junior College. Before the war she was working as a sales clerk for Harris Upham & Co.

Corinne enlisted in the Army on August 9, 1943, in New York City, New York, during World War II and served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II.

Corinne E Werner WAC daughter of Mr and Mrs William Werner 45 Harbor Terrace Drive. Rye is serving in England helping to ready more combat planes aid equipment for immediate action wherever they might be needed. She Joined the WAC in March 1943 and has been overseas for over a year.
Daily Item - June 22, 1945

Her brother William Werner was killed in action on November 18, 1943 in the Battle of Sattelberg in New Guinea.

Corinne was honorably discharged from service on November 14, 1945, when she was 24 years old.

She married Harold McKenna on May 25,1946 at her home in Rye. After their wedding trip the couple resided in Falmouth, MA.

Corinne Elaine Werner - McKenna died January 9, 1995 in St. Petersburg FL.

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