Amelia Storch

New Chief Nurse Advanced to 1st Lieutenancy
Amelia Storch Now Located at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana

Amelia Storch, R.N., has been appointed chief nurse of the 14th Evacuation hospital, U.S. Army Nurses Corps, and promoted to a first lieutenancy by Major General James C. Magee, surgeon general of the U.S. Army.

This information was received during the past week by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry P. Storch, 521 3rd St., Catasauqua. Lieutenant Storch is at present located at Camp Claiborne, La.

Former assistant director of education for the hospitals of the city of New York, Lieutenant Storch was called to active duty June 17, beginning her Army career at Fort Dix. She was transferred to Louisiana in September.

She is a native of Allentown and graduated from Allentown High school. Later she graduated from City Hospital School of Nursing, New York City, and continued her studies at Columbia University.

(Local newspaper clipping)