Ruth M. Faulkner

Ruth Mae Faulkner was born February 3, 1915 in Union, North Carolina. She was a graduate of the Lincoln Hospital School of Nursing in Durham, North Carolina. She was an operating room supervisor at North Carolina State Hospital. 2LT Faulkner was a surgical nurse at Tuskegee Army Air Base. She was commissioned into the military at Camp Sutton in Sanatorium, North Carolina in 1942. She was also included in the 1942 yearbook. According to the June 10, 1944 edition of the Hawk’s Cry base newspaper section, Squad Squints, she was promoted to first lieutenant. The 4th Station Hospital Bulletin noted that she replaced Della Raney in June of 1944. The station hospital roster notes that as of July 15, 1946, she had separated from the military. Ruth Faulkner-Johnson was reported deceased at the 1977 Tuskegee Airmen Convention.

(Information from the August 8 1942 Pittsburgh Courier, 1942 base yearbook, station hospital rosters, hospital bulletin, Family Search, 1940 U.S. Census, 1977 Tuskegee Airmen Convention booklet)