|Birth: ||Aug. 15, 1915|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Sep. 13, 1944|
WASP USAAF WWII
568th AAFBU Brownsville Air Field TX
She was the daughter of Frank Woods Lovejoy and Laura J Armstrong of Scarsdale, New York. Her siblings were Rosalind A Lovejoy Link and Dr Frances Lovejoy Timmons.
She entered AAF flight training on 06 April 1943 at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas and graduated on 11 September 1943.
She was a ferry pilot and was stationed at Romulus Army Air Base, Michigan.
She was killed on a training mission in a mid-air collision near Brownsville, Texas in AT-6C #41-32182.
The inscription on her grave marker reads-
WOMAN AIR FORCE SERVICE PILOT
KILLED IN AN AIRPLANE CRASH
IN THE SERVICE
OF HER COUNTRY
SEPTEMBER 13, 1944
AT ST. PORT ISABEL CHANNEL
She was one of thirty-eight WWII WASPs killed while in the service of their country
Frank Woods Lovejoy (1882 - 1969)
Laura J Armstrong Lovejoy
Rosalind A Lovejoy Link (1914 - 1988)*
Alice E Lovejoy (1915 - 1944)
Frances Lovejoy Timmons (1917 - 1990)*
Ferncliff Cemetery and Mausoleum
New York, USA
Created by: B24CoPilotNiece
Record added: May 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70668689
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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