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 Marjorie Laverne “Margie” Davis

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Marjorie Laverne “Margie” Davis

Birth
Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 16 Oct 1944 (aged 21)
Walnut, Tippah County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Garden of Ancestors
Memorial ID 69366433 View Source

WASP USAAF WWII
2563rd Base Unit
CPS(W), Avenger Field, Sweetwater TX


She was the daughter of Clinton Carr Davis and Margaret Nancy Anderson. She was preceded in death by a baby brother, Robert Benton Davis. Her other siblings were Genevieve Davis, Wayne Davis, and Stanley Davis.

She learned to fly in Sparks NV and entered to become a WASP at Avenger field in Sweetwater TX in June 1944, Class 44-W-9.

She was killed on October 16, 1944 on a cross-country training flight in AT-6 #41-16497 due to a ground collision near Walnut MS.


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


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