Mary Lucy Moultrie was born on April 30, 1914 in Georgia. She was the daughter of Jeptha T. Moultrie and Elizabeth Walton Moultrie. Mary 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 died on November 4, 2011 at the age of 97 in Florida and is now buried in the Woodbury Cemetery, Woodbury, Meriwether County, Georgia, USA with the rank of Major on her headstone.