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Marjorie Doris Edwards
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Birth: Sep. 28, 1918
Orange County
California, USA
Death: Jun. 13, 1944
Childress
Childress County
Texas, USA

WASP USAAF WWII
2563 BU

She was the daughter of Frederick Charles Edwards and Bessie Marie Metz Edwards.

She graduated from Santa Barbara State College.

She entered AAF flight training at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, TX on 08 January 1944.

She was killed while bailing out due to engine failure on a cross-country training flight in an AT-6C #42-3884 near Childress Army Air Base, Childress, TX.

She was one of thirty-eight WWII WASPs killed while in the service of their country.
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Note - her mother's temporary burial location was here Bessie Marie Metz Edwards.

Special thanks to findagrave contributor Earle Soukup for confirmation and photos of the Edwards family plot.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Fred Charles Edwards (1893 - 1965)
  Bessie Marie Metz Edwards (1895 - 2000)
 
Burial:
Loma Vista Memorial Park
Fullerton
Orange County
California, USA
 
Created by: B24CoPilotNiece
Record added: May 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70655075
Marjorie Doris Edwards
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Marjorie Doris Edwards
Added by: Earle Soukup
 
Marjorie Doris Edwards
Added by: Earle Soukup
 
 
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Thank you Marjorie for paving the way for the young woman of today.
- mike capistran
 Added: Dec. 31, 2012

-Anonymous
 Added: Dec. 28, 2012

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 Added: Jun. 15, 2012
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