Cora was one of the “Hello Girls” who served in the Signal Corps Female Telephone Operators Unit during World War I. This was a special unit of women bilingual in English and French who went to France to improve communications during the war. 

cora's funeral cortage in france

cora's funeral cortage in france








Cora died of typhoid in the spring of 1919 and was buried in France in the spring of 1919. A gravestone for her was also placed in a Hillsdale cemetery.

Click here to see Cora's burial information in King Lake Cemetery, Hillsdale County, 


Lois Sprengnether Keel

If you would like to read more about the Hello Girls, CLICK HERE.