Madeline Marie “Madge” Ullom was born on January 1, 1911. She attended Thomas Jefferson Univ. Hosp. School of Nursing, Philadelphia, graduating in 1938. She joined the Army Nurse Corps and went to the Philippines, serving on Corregidor. Madeline 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. Madeline was next assigned at Foster General Hosp., Jackson, MI and in the European Theatre at Heidelberg, Germany for two years. She retired in 1964 with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. LTC Ullom died on September 26, 2001 at the age of 90 and is now buried in the O'Neill Cemetery, O'Neill, Holt County, Nebraska, USA.