A Soldier's Story: Private Mary "Pidgy" Wilcox Granade Gabriel


Private Mary "Pidgy" Wilcox Granade Gabriel was born on February 14, 1909, at Pin Point, Georgia. She attended the Georgia Infirmary School of Nursing and remained on staff at the hospital until her US Army enlistment in 1943. She served at several stateside appointments throughout World War II 

Private Mary Granade returned to the Georgia Infirmary in 1945 and worked as a nurse until her death on May 20, 1968. She rests at the Eden Baptist Church Cemetery in Pin Point, Georgia.


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