|Birth: ||Feb. 8, 1912|
|Death: ||Oct. 3, 1944|
WASP USAAF WWII
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.
Carl Elmo Wilson (1875 - 1947)
Edith Emma McLeod Wilson (1884 - 1966)
Willard Warren Wilson (1905 - 1962)*
Peggy Wilson Martin (1912 - 1944)
Rose Hills Memorial Park
Los Angeles County
Plot: Myrtle Lawn, Sec 11, Lot 6041, Grave 2
Created by: B24CoPilotNiece
Record added: May 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70669252
"Operation Celestial Flight" Salutes The Feminine Courage Of The 38 WASP Killed During World War Two.|
Added: Feb. 22, 2017
Thank you for your ultimate sacrifice.|
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.|
Added: Dec. 3, 2016
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