Ms. Eileen Nuttall, at the age of 103, is now the oldest living woman veteran in Berkshire County in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Ms. Nuttall joined the Armed Services on April 5th 1943 and served for over three years, during World War II, she rose to the rank of Photographic Laboratory Technician.
Eileen Nuttall celebrated her 103 birthday with many family and friends at the Cheshire Community Center's hall. The party started with a reading of the Resolution [PDF] - which was presented by Carol Francesconi, representing the Cheshire Town Selectman, and Anna Farnam, representing the American Legion Unit 160 District 1. Sandwiches and cake were served, 'Happy Birthday' sung and wishes given to Eileen for many more! Thank you to all for helping make this a wonderful day for Eileen. We are very proud to have her our oldest Female Veteran in MA.