Ferwerda, Ena.

Biography

Ferwerda, Ena b. July 10, 1905, NYC (New Brunswick, New Jersey); Jewish; AMB; Graduated from Vassar College and Bellevue Nursing School; Nurse; CP September 1936 and Spanish CP; Received Passport# 396010 on April 22, 1937 which listed her address as 64 East 90th Street, NYC; Sailed April 24, 1937 aboard the Ile de France; Formed the 5th American Medical Unit along with nurse Florence Pike and Dr. Donald Caldwell; Arrived in Spain on May 16, 1937; Served with the Medical Services; Murcia hospital; Sent back to the US due to illness; Returned to the US on February 9, 1938 aboard the Ile de France; d. December 6, 1971, Hollywood, Broward County, Florida, buried Fred Hunter’s Hollywood Memorial Gardens West, Hollywood, Florida, After the war she married veteran Lester Andry.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Repatriation List (undated, ll. 100); RGASPI; L-W Tree Ancestry; Find-a-Grave# 67402837 (under Ena F. Andry); (death notice) The Volunteer, April 1973.   Code A