Alice Ruth Bachman Giffey

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  • Name: Alice Ruth Giffey (Bachman)
  • Location of Birth: Broxton, Oklahoma
  • Date of Birth: March 4, 1905
  • Date of Death: August 8, 1968 (63 years old)
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  • Highest Rank: TEC 4 (Technical 4)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch: Women's Army Air Corps
  • Date Sworn In: 1944
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  • Date of Discharge: 1946
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  • Military Highlights:
    Alice served with the 1811th Medical Detachment of the Women's Army Air Corps from 1944 to 1946.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Alice had been an Itasca County resident since 1950.

    Alice married George A. Giffey in 1946, four years before they came to Talmoon, Minnesota.

    Alice was a vocational home economics instructor at Deer River, Minnesota schools for four years, at Kelliher, Minnesota for 11 years, and at Pine River, Minnesota for one year.

    Survivors are her husband, George A.; a sister, Mrs. Eva M. Moore; and three brothers, Floyd Bachman, Albert L. Bachman, and Kenneth L. Backman.

    Alice died at Itasca Memorial Hospital in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Fort Snelling National Cemetery at Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Plot P, 0, 3296)

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