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Betty Louise Taylor Wood
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Birth: Mar. 13, 1921
New Berlin
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep. 23, 1943
Holly Ridge
Onslow County
North Carolina, USA

WASP WWII


She was the daughter of Thomas R. and Effa M. Taylor and resided in Athens, Menard Co IL in her early life.

She was a graduate of Placer High School, Auburn CA, and Sierra Junior College, Placer Co, CA.

On 14 February 1943, she entered AAF flight training at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, TX and graduated on 07 August 1943. She married her flight instructor, Harold W. 'Shorty' Wood on the day of her graduation.

She was stationed at Camp Davis Army Air Field, NC. She was killed at Camp Davis AAF upon a crash landing of an A-24 attack bomber.

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



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Many thanks to volunteer Karri Samson #47192501 for assistance in finding Mrs Wood's burial location.

 
 
Note: Remains cremated
 
Burial:
East Lawn Memorial Park
Sacramento
Sacramento County
California, USA
Plot: Columbarium Niche 3, Tier 6, Section JL
 
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Record added: May 31, 2011
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Betty Louise <i>Taylor</i> Wood
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Love Never Loses Its Own ("Operation Celestial Flight").
- Chaplain Clemens
 Added: Feb. 22, 2017
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
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