|Birth: ||Jan. 11, 1917|
|Death: ||Aug. 14, 1944|
CPS(B) Perrin Field, Sherman TX
She was the daughter of Paul Elmer and Isabel Hartson of Portland, Multnomah CO OR. Her brothers were Henry S Hartson and MM3C Kent S Hartson.
She was born in Portland, OR. She graduated from Washington High School in Portland, OR.
She entered AAF training at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, TX on 06 April 1943 and graduated on 11 September 1943.
She was assigned to be an Engineering Test Pilot and an Instrument Instructor.
She was killed while on a test flight in BT-13A #42-88794 Valiant at Perrin Army Air Base, Denison TX, when the aircraft experienced a stall and spin.
She was one of thirty-eight WWII WASPs killed while in the service of their country.
Paul Elmer Hartson (1886 - 1952)
Isabel B Hartson (1877 - 1981)
Henry S Hartson (1913 - 1991)*
Mary P Hartson (1917 - 1944)
Kent Seymore Hartson (1920 - 2010)*
Wilhelm's Portland Memorial
Created by: B24CoPilotNiece
Record added: May 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70667114
R.I.P. Mary Hartson, on the anniversary of your passing, I wish you well in heaven where you are now with other 37 comrades of you with whom you share a common fate.You sacrificed your life for your country and therefore you will not be forgotten.May you ...(Read more)|
Added: Aug. 13, 2012