Clara Louise Maass
East Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
|Death||24 Aug 1901 (aged 25)
Havana, La Habana, Cuba
|Burial||Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA|
|Plot||Section L, Lot 81, Grave 2|
|Memorial ID||5827 ·|
Army nurse with the seventh U.S. Army Corps in Jacksonville and Cuba Oct. 1, 1898 - Feb. 5, 1899, and with the eighth U.S. Army Corps in Manila 1899-1900. Entered service in the hospital at Las Animas, Cuba, 1901. Volunteered for inoculation by Yellow Fever infected mosquitos in a government study to establish the transmission of this disease. She contracted Yellow Fever, died as the result and was buried in Colon Cemetery Havana with military honors. Her body was returned and buried here on Feb. 20, 1902.
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