The American War Bride Experience

GI Brides of World War II

March 1946

Onboard the
USAT Henry Gibbins

Doris and Barbara Burk

Doris Burk & Barbara are on bottom right sitting down


Doris Burk & Barbara are standing on the right side of the photo.


My mother is standing to the left of the tree - Iím holding the puppy

These pictures are from Barbara [Burk] Ferris, daughter of Doris Burk. She travelled to the USA at the age of 16 months on the USAT Henry Gibbins. They left Belfast North Ireland on March 6th. and arrived in New York Harbor on March 14, 1946. Doris [Adgey] Burk was from Dunmurry, No. Ireland and went to Clovis, New Mexico.


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