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Dog Company - 16th US Infantry - 1st Division

Lt. Janelle Wegener

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Lieutenant Janelle "Ellie" Wegener

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Birthdate: February 8th, 1921
Birthplace: Ripley, Maine
Hometown:  Dexter, Maine
Marital Status: Single
 
Family Notes:  The only daughter of the local carpenter. Father did not want her to go to war, but patriotic feelings (and an attractive recruiting officer ) led her to enlist.
 
Personal Notes: Winner of the Dexter Pie Baking Contest 4 years running.

Occupation: Nurse - Dr. Jenning's Office, Dexter, Maine

Date of enlistment: January 2, 1942
Place of Enlistment: Bangor, Maine
 
Plans for after the war:  To decide which proposal to accept and settle down back in Dexter.