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Peggy Wilson Martin
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Birth: Feb. 8, 1912
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA
Death: Oct. 3, 1944
Marana
Pima County
Arizona, USA

WASP USAAF WWII
318th AAFFTD



She was the daughter of Carl Elmo Wilson of Kentucky and Edith Emma McLeod of Nebraska, who second married to a Hopper. Edith apparently eventually re-united with her first husband at Long Beach, California. Peggy's brother was Willard Warren Wilson, and they were both born at Seattle, Washington.

She entered flight training on 01 November 1943 at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas and graduated on 23 May 1944. She was an engineering test pilot stationed at Marana Army Air Base, Arizona.

She survived a landing accident 16 February 1944 at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas in AT-6 #42-48939.

She was killed test flying BT-13 #40-972 Valiant aircraft near Marana Army Air Field, Arizona due to an engine fire.

She was one of thirty-eight WWII WASPs killed while in the service of their country.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Carl Elmo Wilson (1875 - 1947)
  Edith Emma McLeod Wilson (1884 - 1966)
 
 Sibling:
  Willard Warren Wilson (1905 - 1962)*
  Peggy Wilson Martin (1912 - 1944)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rose Hills Memorial Park
Whittier
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Myrtle Lawn, Sec 11, Lot 6041, Grave 2
 
Created by: B24CoPilotNiece
Record added: May 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70669252
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Peggy, I thank you for giving your life for our country as a WWII WOMEN AIRFORCE SERVICE PILOT. The contributions of you and your sister WASP changed the future for all women. May we be fortunate enough to find the perfect place for your memorials to be h...(Read more)
- 38WASP
 Added: May. 25, 2015
Remembered Memorial Day 2015.
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