Official Ninth Air Force Photo
MRS ERNEST T CRAGG
Bride wears three ‘Hershey Bars’
American soldier has been married in the States and
then departed for overseas, living his bride behind. With the Craggs it
different. After a wedding in Germany,
and a honeymoon on the Rivera, the bride will be returning to the
without her husband.
HEADQUARTERS, 9th TACTICAL AIR COMMAND, Germany
First Lieutenant Helen Claire Petraborg, sister of
O. Petraborg, Seattle, an Army nurse was married July 19 to Maj. Ernest
Cragg, 9th Tactical Air Command fighter pilot and operations
officer, in the Lutheran Church at Bad Wildungen, Germany.
A veteran of 74 combat missions with the 370th
Fighter Group, Major Cragg, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Cragg, Greenwich
Conn. was graduated from West Point
Cragg, a graduate of the University of Minnesota School of Nursing, did
graduate work at the University
military operations she served with the 91st Evacuation Hospital.
She has 18 months’ overseas service to her credit.
Chaplain Julian A Lindsey of Washington D.C.
performed the ceremony. Maj.
Bowlin of Rochester, N. Y., served as
Lieutenant Gladys Barns of Boise Idaho, Army nurse was maid of honor; and the
given in marriage by Lieut. Col. Francis Parkman of Brookline MA