|Birth: ||Sep. 28, 1918|
|Death: ||Jun. 13, 1944|
WASP USAAF WWII
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.
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.
Fred Charles Edwards (1893 - 1965)
Bessie Marie Metz Edwards (1895 - 2000)
Loma Vista Memorial Park
Plot: Rose Lawn
Created by: B24CoPilotNiece
Record added: May 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70655075
We must never forget the women who played a major role in WW II. We must remember them with honor and respect.|
Added: Dec. 3, 2016
Marjorie, you did not die in vain. Though your sister WASP were not allowed to talk or write of the 38 WASP who died in service, now they are. They never forgot you and neither will I. Thank you for your sacrifice. Cheryl Michell www.38wasp.com|
Added: May. 27, 2015
Remembered this 2015 Memorial Day.|
PJH / Angelbird
Added: May. 25, 2015
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