The American War Bride Experience

GI Brides of World War II

Unknown Ships or Airlines

These names were collected from friends, articles, websites and books.

Pamela S. [King] Highley; 1947; Banbury, England > Beatrice, Nebraska
Wilby [English] Crawford; 1948; Saskatchewan, Canada > Sweet Grass, Montana
Angeles [Vicun] Angeles; 1947; Philippines > Seattle, WA
Isolina "Gigi" Trecate; ; Paris, France > Strongsville, Ohio
Concetta [Giovinna] Venditti; Naples, Italy > San Francisco, CA
Lalli Coppinger; English war bride > South Bay CA
Valeria Rovatti Browning; 1946; Rome, Italy > Greenwood, Miss.
Mrs. Victoria Conti; May '46, Whitchurch, England > New York
Joyce Anne (Mould) Darby and daughter, Catherine; , Bradford on Avon, England > Los Angles, CA
Hilde [Pritchett] Bentley; , Austria > Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Josephina S. (Kuz) Silver a Ukrainian and daughter, Ellen; 1949; Germany > Georgetown, Kentucky
Rosa (Kampler) Weissman; , Naples, Italy > New York
Zora Walsh; July 1946, Yugoslavia > Hershey, Penn.
Ellen (Bailey) Kern; April 1, 1946, London, England > Penn.
Susanne Bibette (Schuster) Robinson Tripp and child; Feb. 1948, Germany > USA from dau.in law, Elizabeth
Louise (Warroquiers) Ricketts and son, Liege, Belgium > Evansville, Indiana
Jeanne Seniff, Brussels, Belgium > Conroe, Texas
Mrs. H. S. Carter and son Vinita, ? > Wallington, TX
Mrs. Alvin Harris and son Alvin, ? > Fulton, New York
Maria Krug Olivieri, Cologne, Germany > Shreveport, LA
Joan Anerson Lucky, Musselburgh, Scotland > Shreveport, LA
Margaret Carzarda, Glasgow, Scotland > USA
Marian Stock, Australia > USA
Betty Ainsworth, New Zealand > USA
Sheila Kellar, England > USA
Raymonde Singley, France > USA
Pamela Killeen, England > CA
Margareta D. Bailey, Germany > AZ
Gisela C. Hinchcliffe, Germany > Washington
Anneliese Martinez, Germany > Ohio
Elisabeth Maugeri, Germany > California
Friedrun McNally, Germany > California
Erna T. Obright, Germany > Maryland
Gertrud Woodall-Vess, Germany > Texas
Marjorie Andreatta, Australia > US
Thora Allen, > Florida
Joan Dyer, > Colorado
May Eversole, England > California
Lyn Gardiner, Wales > Iowa
Lena McGaffrey, England > California
Moira Shoenstein, > US
Helen Peel, > Texas
Julie Zombek, > US
Rosemarie Purdum, > US
Eleonore Walter, Germany > US
Anneliese Andersen, > Maryland
Kathe Militello, > Florida
Enda Sherburne, > New Hampshire
Vera Blachard, England > Maryland
Barbara Brisbin, Glasgow, Scotland > US
Inge Cleaver, Germany
Marjorie Alstead, Sussex, England > Amarillo, Texas
Norah Brentley, Staffs, England > Jamestown, New York
Nora Cote, Herts, England > Franklin, NH
Mary Crawley, Coleraine, NI > Niagara Falls, NY
Phyllis McLeod, Surry, England > Greenville, Maine
Faith Vaughan, Essex, England > Niagara Falls, NY
Phyllis Scudder, Kent, England > Buffalo, NY
Betty Foster, Berks, England > Brooklyn, NY
Elsie Brandy, London, England > Avella, Connecticut
Pamela Burton, Wilts, England > Greenwich, Connecticut
Mrs. Stewart Markus, France > McKeesport, PA
Mrs. George Zdrale, Scotland > Clairton, PA
Mrs. Lillian Sheetz, England > PA
Mrs. Irene Estep, England > PA
Mrs. Joan Sessa, England > PA
Mrs. Betty Plass, Trafford, England > PA
Mrs. Valerian Senko, England > East McKeesport, PA
Mrs. Ruth Beattie, England > East McKeesport, PA
Mary Bessant McClintock; 1946, England > Texas
Annaliese (Uhlig) Tucker, Germany > California
Kathleen (Mackin) Powers, Nottingham, England > U.S.A.; from son, Paul
Vickie (Singleton) [Priest] Rigsby; , England > Iowa - from daughter Cheryl
Ruth Poore Batchen; , Liverpool, England > Billings, MT
Mathilde Mayer and daughter Charlotte; July 1947, Taching, Germany > Ashcreek, Wyo.
Irene Klae; , ? > South Bend, Indiana
Doreen Haynes; , Adelaide, New Zealand > US
Marjorie Doreen Krochel;
Ivy (Phillip) Turner and daughter Carole Anne;
Rita Rizzuto; Jan. 1946, London, England > Blairsville, PA
Lily "Rusty" Nakles; Mar. 1946, London, England > Blairsville, PA
Ellen Swift; Sept. '46, Linclon, ? > Missoula, Montana
Sheila Buck; , ? > Kaliespell, Montana
Elfriede Johnsen; , Germany > Broadus, Montana
Beatrice "Pete" Berringer; , Australia > Miles City, Montana
Janet Mohn; , Australia > Kalispell, Montana
Norm Duff; , No. Rockhampton, Australia > Whitefish, Montana
Muriel Morse; , Cardiff, Wales > Kalispell, Montana
Joyce Barry; , Cheshire, England > Kalispell, Montana
Odette Saylor; , Ableiges, France > Montana
Elizabeth Goff; 1950, Poland > Montana
Elvia Stockton; , France > Grass Range, Montana
Dorren Beryl Richard; , West Bromwich, England > Loma, Montana
Kim Van Dam; , Korea > Conrad, Montana
Elsie Persieke; , London, England > Missoula, Montana
Audrey Capuano; April 46, Stathalbyn, South Australia > Pittsburgh, PA
June Minner; , ? > Mound City, IL
Marcella Hill; Rome, Italy > Visalia, CA
Elizabeth (Dumoulin) Stirtzinger; Rhine, Germany > Mansfield, Ohio
Liz Pinnel; Latvian > Ca
Malvina (Monefeldt) Steigerwald; Puerto Rico > New york
Clara (Wales) Rogers; b. Salt Lake City, Utah moved to England before the war, married and return to Coos Bay, Oregon
Kathleen Price; Hull, England > Ohio
Carmel McIntire; Brisband, Australia > Harrisburg, PA
Rosa Ray; ? , Manassas, VA
Jean Beyer; Brisband, Australia > Kettering, Ohio
Doreen (Rist) Beaverson; Peterborough, England > PA
Anita Rae Mosher; Brisbane, Australia > Brush, Colo.
Edith (Frober) Taylor; Frankfort, Germany > Battle Creek, Michigan
Margarethe (Krawinkler) Steyr, Austria > No. Brookfield, MA
Ann Patricia Quarles; Great Britian > Clute, TX
Gabrielle (Calewaert) Kesler; Feb. 1946, Borgerhout, Belgium > Winder, GA
Margaret Gerhard Jones; 1949, Frankfurt, Germany > US
Claire Moad; 46, Australia > US from Jeannie
Doreen (Roden) Yeager(s); 1946c, Wales > Pennsylvania
Simone C. Booth; Nov 1948, Ghent, Belgium > Monroe, Wisconsin
Frieda Grinnell, Brussels, Belgium > Monroe, Wisconsin
Adolphina Christina Joanna Favier Myers; ; Antwerp, Belgium > Shawnee Mission, Kansas
Mrs. K. Warren & Child - F/Sgt. ?.O. Warren, 4285, Kansas City, USA - Disembarked Halifax, April 26, 1944
Rita Anerson and son Keith; ; London, England > Ohio
Carmel McIntire; ; Brisbane, Australia > Harrisburg, PA
Rita Anerson; ; England > Tiffin, Ohio
Jean Miller, ; Glousecter, England > Missoula, MT
Jean Busto; 1953, Dublin, Ireland
Pat Weaver; , Wetherfield, England
Peggy (Gnech) Klaren; , Boonah, Queensland, Australia
Connie Baker; , Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England
Peggy Harrah; , Lescestoer, England
Beverly Schoonmake ; , Edenburg, Sotland
Ilse-Ingrid Korda; Nov 27,1952, Podmokly, Czech Republic > now living in Boulder City, NV
Francesca Stewart from Italy
June Blumenfeld from England
Catherine Stephenson from Australia
Marjorie Andreatta from Australia
Verna Murphy; July 1946 from Melbourne, Australia > now living in Deland FL
Joan (Bank) Vaughn, ; Newport, South Wales > Carey, Ohio
Anny (Pauly) Kelsheimer, ; Heerlerhiede, Limburg, Netherland > Texas
Florence Lillian (Roberts) Dunn, April 1946; Sowestry, U.K. > US
Isabella Pearl (Horton) Jellyman, October, 1946; Wotter, England > Fredericksburg, VA
Ivy Slim Feb. 5, 1946; Norwich, England > New England

From Danielle Williamson
If you know any of these ladies, please get in touch with me at Daniellemurray@yahoo.com that should keep it pretty brief. I hope you still are ok with including them.

Australian War Brides
married to US Servicemen

Joan Newlin
Lillian Bertram Harvey - married to Les
Nell Charlwood - married to Don
Margot E Bradley
Sheila Stidson Smith
Mary Nell
Kathleen Kieran
Jess Burrows - married to Walter Burrows
Lorna Cooper - married to Hal Cooper
Esther Kilpatrick - married to Raymond Irvin
Evelyn Muirhead
Dulcie Engholm - married to George Engholm
Mavis Brown
Phyl O'Neil
Edna Lee
Berenice Frey
Avice Clark
Bobbie McCallum
Myrle Rabe
Dorothy McDonald - married Gerald Coltey
Jesse Thompson
Barbara J Edwards
Patricia Glazier Faris
Doris Johnston
Aileen Walsh Hatchett
Alyce Breazeale
Margaret O''Connell
Elizabeth Lacey
Muriel Susan Gane
Phyllis DuLong
Patricia Granholm
Yvonne Watts
Rossie Kreimer
Florence LeGay Brereton
Joyce McBurney
Joan Mellefont
Joseph R Baker - male war Bride Margaret Cassia
Elizabeth Moodie Metcalf
Mary (Molly) McKay
Jean Bowles
Audrey Steward
Muriel Yezierski
Nan Nolan
Joan McFarlane Hontz


New Zealand War Brides
- married to US or Canadian servicemen

Doris Stabler
Pat Hines
Joyce Baxter
Terrie Southgate
Doris Joan Crowther
DorothyFoster Parkin
Louise Elvey
Dawn Penniket
Mablel McPherson


Karola (Graf) Peters, ; Frankfurt, Germany > Liberty, Missouri
Anna (Panzer) Yerkes and daughter, Dec. 28, 1948; Munich, Germany > Oxford Pennsylvania
Ingrid Alice (Walz) Osborne, ; Hildrizhausen, Germany > Chicago, Illinois (author of "Nelken aus Chicago")
Gisela (Weil) Blake, ; Gorlitz, Germany > Clarksburg, West Virginia
Shirley (Nicholls) Norton, ; Melbourne, Australia > Maine
Christiane (Dony) DiNardo, ; Audun Le Roman, France >Rochester, New York
Manuella (Lopez) Goetinck, ; French North Africa > Los Angeles, CA (author of "Bottled Dreams">
Miquette (Baratoux) Nelson Howard, April 1946; Paris, France > US
Hinderhiena (Goossens) Gezina Smith, ; Heerlen, Holland > Cooper, Texas
Else (Mehlaff) Martin, ; Beresina/Bessarabia, Romania > Thorsby, Alabama (author of "Wreaths of Ruins">
Remigia (Ferrari-Scacco) Brooke, Italy
Australia War Brides
Hazel Jarvis
Jean Sullivan
Gina Lee
Mavis Brown
Patricia Law; Llandudno, North Wales > Casa Grande, Arizona

Rosemary Purdom of Germany
Hilde (Mannel) Robichaud, 13 June 1947; Vienna, Austria > Stratton, Maine
Louise K. Jackson, 24 Dec 1948; Germany > Huntsville, AL
Connie McGrath, Dec 11, 1947; Frankfurt, Germany > New York
Doris F. Riley Dark; sp. Willard Holdbrook, London, England. Mar. 1946 > NY April 9, 1946 > Pacific Grove, CA
Evelyn Waterson Manning of New Zealand
Grace Jones Edington; April '49 - Taunton, England > Texas Daughter, Rose.
Collea Ewen; ? - Bari, Italy > CT
Ellis Smith, of Ipswich, Suffolk, England > Marsailles, Illinois
These wives went from England to the St. Louis, Missouri area. Names were found in the St. Louis Post Dispatch.
Nancy Warren Schneider of Sidemouth, Devon, England
Betty Timms
Kathleen Ruble
Vincenza Ditmeyer
Liliah May Contine
Marie M. Wormek
Edith E. Lange
Nora Hansen
Mabel Atchison
Gwendolyn Johnson
Kathleen Barry
Kathleen Tissier
Betty Orahood
Margery Brumitt
Marie Hurley
Iris May Lots
Doreen Wendle

Laura E. Rolton; ? - Norbury, England > New York
Hughina McDade Sullivan, Scotland > N.Y. Daughter, Eileen
Edith Joan Phillips m. Sgt. Louis Schreck; Illogan, Cornwall, England. m. 8 Dec. 1943
Myrtle Parson Davenport, South Wales > Kearns, Utah
Frances Spencer Oct 1944; South Wales > Yakima, Washington
Martha Gansert; Belgium
Jacqueline Bustillow; Belgium

War Brides from Pontypool,
Torfaen, South Wales

Mrs. J. Jessen of 8 Coedcal Place
Mrs. Martin, 3 Hereford Place, Crumlin St.
Mrs. Ray Bennett, West Place.

From the War Brides Courier,
Sept/Oct. 2002

Hidegarde Savage
Lonnie Hammond
Dorothia Dodson
Ina Lathrop
Rae Zurovcik
Irene Schwarz
Moira Schoenstein
Karole Peters
Eleonore Walters
Karin Yount
Elieen Silva
Kathleen Heeren
Helga Schmidt
Sunny Sansing
Juliana Zombek
Yvonne Gallagher
Julia Amundson
Peg Peterman
Anneliese Yiengst of Fuerstenfeldbruck, Germany > Merrimach, NH

* names from War Brides of WWII by Shukert and Scibetta



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