U.S. Navy 1944–1945


As a Yeoman 1st class in the Navy during World War II, Kit Symonds performed clerical work in Key West, Fla., and Washington, D.C. She talks about her role in helping to find housing for servicemen and their families in Key West and about her experiences in boot camp in New York, which included singing with the Ray Charles choral group for two months.


Kit Symonds at the annual Veterans Breakfast, Kennedy Middle School, Natick, 2011

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