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2LT Elizabeth "Jayne" Erickson
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Birth: Apr. 24, 1921
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA
Death: Apr. 16, 1944
Sweetwater
Nolan County
Texas, USA

WASP USAAF WWII
318th AAFFTD


She was the daughter of Charles Edward 'Chas' Erickson and Lucile Kelton. Her siblings were Charlotte Ann Erickson and James Kelton Erickson.

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

She was killed while piloting AT-6D #41-34667 when it experienced a mid-air collision in the traffic pattern at Avenger Field.

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


 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Edward Erickson (1884 - 1971)
  Lucile Kelton Erickson (1893 - 1961)
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Erickson (1921 - 1944)
  Charlotte Ann Erickson Sandusky (1924 - 2014)*
  James Kelton Erickson (1927 - 1995)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Thy Flight Was Celestial
 
Burial:
Lake View Cemetery
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: B24CoPilotNiece
Record added: May 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70664098
2LT Elizabeth Jayne Erickson
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2LT Elizabeth Jayne Erickson
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2LT Elizabeth Jayne Erickson
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Thank you for your ultimate sacrifice.
- Lily Virdell
 Added: Dec. 27, 2016
We must never forget the women who played a major role in WW II. We must remember them with honor and respect.
- Birdgirl
 Added: Dec. 3, 2016
Branch of my family tree. She was the niece of my great-uncle.
- Jackie
 Added: Nov. 12, 2016
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