WAACs Family of 8 xjjAU Serving Country
A retold of 100 per cent participation! in military service or government work is claimed by the family of Auxiliary Mary McManus Carpenter. She is one of eight 50ns and daughters of the McManus family serving their country.
Parents of the eight, Mr. and Mrs, John McManus, of Sheridan, Wyo., both Scotch - born, brought three carpenter. daughters to Ame&c^ from Lark-hall, Lanakshire, Scotland, in 1912. Two more daughters and three sons were born in the United States.
Auxiliary Carpenter, oldest of the family, was payroll cashier for Sears, Roebuck & Co., in Seattle, Wash., when she got a military leave of absence, last month to enroll in the corps. She has two sons, one a private, first class, in the army signal corps, stationed overseas, and the other, 16, living in Seattle.
One brother, Lieut. John W. McManus, was the senior lieutenant aboard the ill-fated Wasp, aircraft carrier sunk last September. Rescued after five hours in the water, he
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