Mencie B. Trotter

2LT Lieutenant Mencie B. Trotter was one of the four Tuskegee Army Nurses who graduated from St. Philip School of Nursing in Richmond, Virginia in the class of 1940. As a matter of fact, after her military career, she was on the faculty of St. Philip from 1952-1953. She was in the service from October 1942 to April 1945. She, too, was in the 1942 yearbook. Trotter was born June 17, 1919 in Roxboro, North Carolina, although her home town is listed as Richmond, Virginia. She was a medical nurse at the station hospital. She died August 29, 2000 and was buried at Carolina Biblical Gardens in Wake County, North Carolina. She earned an America Campaign and WWII medals as did others in the service during World War II. (Information from the 1942 yearbook, Women in Military Service for America Memorial registry, St. Philip Hospital history, Find a Grave., my, The September 5, 2000 The News Observer newspaper in North Carolina,