|There were some 120,000 women in the United States who were on active duty during the Korean War. Most
of the women who served in Korea were nurses. Females also served in support units in Japan and other Far
East countries during the war.
Women killed in Korea during the war include:
Navy Nurse Corps
- Beste, Ensign Eleanor
- Boatman, Ensign Marie
- Clarke, Lt. Jg. Jeanne E.
- Eldridge, Lt. Jg. Jane L.
- Esposito, Ensign Constance R.
- Giroux, Lt. Jg. Alice S.
- Goodwin, Lt. Jg. Calla C.
- Heege, Lt. Jg. Constance
- Kennedy, Lt. JG. Margaret Grace
- Ledbetter, Lt. Wilma
- Lijegreen, Ensign Mary E.
- Rundell, Ensign Edna J.
Army Nurse Corps
Air Force Nurse Corps
Other Women Killed in Non-Hostile Deaths
- Brown, SN Doris Frances of Milwaukee (Navy)
- McClure, AN Virginia May of Sioux City (Air Force - air crash)
- Olatt, AB3 Kay Sherill of Dexter (Navy)
- Perry, AN Margaret Fae of Morgantown (Air Force - air crash)