This photo of Maxine comes from my family's personal photo albums.
Maxine in Her Uniform

435: Maxine Dale

World War II Veteran, Machinist, and More

Born: 25 May 1920, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Died: 15 December 1999, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Born Name: Ora Maxine Gill

Maxine served in the Women’s Army Corps during World War II as a courier.

Before her enlistment she worked as a machinist for Westinghouse Electric Corporation in Pittsburgh.

After the war and getting hitched, she started attending Penn State to study agriculture. Maxine was a mother, aunt, sister, and grandmother, and my great-aunt through my paternal grandfather.

Maxine also wrote several poems in her younger years, with the signature being her initials: OMG.

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Personal Poems by Ora Maxine Gill