|Birth: ||Mar. 13, 1921|
|Death: ||Sep. 23, 1943|
North Carolina, USA
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.
Many thanks to volunteer Karri Samson #47192501 for assistance in finding Mrs Wood's burial location.
Note: Remains cremated
East Lawn Memorial Park
Plot: Columbarium Niche 3, Tier 6, Section JL
Created by: B24CoPilotNiece
Record added: May 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70687187
Love Never Loses Its Own ("Operation Celestial Flight").|
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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