Adele Fairchild Forman was born on oct 30, 1912 in Slatington, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Frank Henry Foreman and Mary Magdalene Fairchild Foreman. Adelle served in the US Army as a Second Lieutenant during World War II. She was one of the "Angels of Bataan and Corregidor” – the US Army and Navy Nurse Corps women who served in the Battle of the Philippines in 1941-42. When Bataan and Corregidor fell, 11 Navy nurses, 66 army nurses, and 1 nurse-anesthetist were captured and imprisoned in and around Manila. They continued to serve as nurses in various POW camps until they were finally liberated in February 1945. She had also served during the Korean War. Adelle died on March 2, 1989 at the age of 76 in Kerrville, Kerr County, Texas and is now buried in the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel on her headstone.