The American War Bride Experience

GI Brides of World War II

Feb. 14, 1946

Patricia Ann Vought


Yank soldier reunited with Aussie bride, Santa Fe, N.M. after eight days of air travel covering 8,000 miles, Mrs. Patricia Ann Vought is reunited with her soldier husband, T/SGT. Maurice P. Vought, 28 a tubercular patient at Brunns General Hospital here. At right is nurse, Lieut. Kathleen Lawson. Separated for six months from her American Husband by quota rules, the Aussie bride was flown here when medical officers suggested that Vought’s recovery might be speeded by reunion.

Essie Patricia Vought arrived in San Fransico, California by plane on January 16, 1946

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