In keeping with guidance from local authorities, Netherlands American Cemetery is now fully open.
To help ensure the safety of all, visitors are asked to wear masks, respect social distancing and follow guidance from cemetery personnel.
Inez Crittenden was an American communications volunteer, also known as an “Hello Girl.” Inez Ann Murphy Crittenden was born in September 1887, and raised in a bi-lingual (French and English) household.
Emily Harper Rea joined the American Red Cross (ARC) in 1943. The ARC provided recreational services to servicemen in different theatres of operations.
Dorothy J. Burdge was a schoolteacher before going overseas as an American Red Cross worker. She was sent overseas by the ARC in Sept.
During World War I, the official service of women on the warfront rapidly developed at an unprecedented scale. American women served overseas as nurses, communication technicians, social workers and volunteers, providing critical skills and care for the American Expeditionary Forces.