The American War Bride Experience

GI Brides of World War II

Lurline



Below the Lurline sails from Brisbone, Queensland, Australia on September 11, 1945 with 3,560 persons on board including 500 war brides and 200 children. It arrived in San Francisco, CA on Sept. 24, 1945.


Beryl [Halzheimer] Latham and dau. Tamara; March 1946; Australia > US

Margorie Horton, son, Kenneth, April 7, 1946; New Zealand > USA

Marjory Weyland, 11 Sept. 1945; Austalia > Hot Springs, AR

Ethel Lillian Hollister, ; Australia> Portland, Oregon from brother John

Joyce [Packenham] Ramage, Sept. 11, 1945; Sydney NSW, Australia > U.S. from daughter, Karen

Betty Hawks, 12 Aug 1944; Hopetoun, Victoria, Australia > Dell Rapids, South Dakota

Mary 'Rose' Wack with son Stephen, 12 Aug 1944; Fremantle, W. Aust. > US

Hazel Walker and son Daniel; June 18, 1945, Brisbane, Australia > US

Lola Robinson and son Donald; Sept. 24, 1945, Melbourne, Victoria > Adrain, Minn.

Betty Margery (Moloney) Gilchrist; Aug. 12, 1944; Herberton, Qld., Australia > Driscoll, N.D.

Frances J. Dickinson, June 1946; Australia > Indianapolis, Indiana

Gladys Smith, June 1946; Brisband, Australia > Stuart, FL

Alice "Allie" (Drew) Rudy, June 18, 1945; Melbourne, Australia > Lake Worth, FL

Naomi (Sparks) Brown and daughter, Naomi V.; Sept. 24, 1945, Melbourne, Australia > Portland, Oregon

Elsie (Currie) Burlingame; , Brisbane, Australia > California, from Joyce

Rita Jean (Tucker) Caughlin; Sept. 24, 1945, Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia > Monticello, Arkansas

Jean Bonna; 12 Aug 1944, Surry Hills, Victoria, Australia > Corona, New York

Winifred Phillips; Fall, 1945, Brisbane, Australia > now living in Monroe, WI

Nancy Lankard; April 7, 1946, Sydney, Australia > now living in Mission Hills, CA

Catherine (Dunlop) Stephenson, Aug. 12, 1944; Martdal, New South Wales, Australia > Star City, Arkansas

"Kay" (Arthur) Knuerr, May 31, 1946; Morningside, Brisbane, Australia > Chicago, Illinois

Shirley (Watts) Bryan, ; Brisbane, Australia > Florida

Vera Craycraft and son Roymond Carl, 24 Sept. 1945; Townsville, Australia > Lincoln, Nebraska

Adelie Hurley, June 1945; Rose Bay, New South Wales > San Francisco

Marjorie (Popple) Schiappa, Sept. 24, 1945; Rosebud, Melbourne, Australia > Long Island, NY

Iris Gralton (Adams) Craig and daughter Erin, March 21, 1946, Brisbane, Australia > EL Centro, California. Arrived April 7, 1946

Kathleen (Feehan) Newell Bertram; June 1945, Brisbane, Australia > Baton Rouge, La., daughter Linda.

Joyce Etherton Balogh and dau.; June 1945; Sydney, Australia > Oregon. Jill Balogh Goodness, daughter.

Natalie I. Bayer, April 1946, Kiwis

Agnes Luck, April 1946


Lurline leaving Australia on March 21, 1946

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