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 Virginia Caraline Moffatt

Virginia Caraline Moffatt

Birth
Wheatland, Platte County, Wyoming, USA
Death 5 Oct 1943 (aged 31)
Chino, San Bernardino County, California, USA
Burial Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Memorial ID 70669926 · View Source
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WASP USAAF WWII
6th Ferry Group, 1st Ferrying Squadron


She was the daughter of Captain Louis MacGregor Moffatt and Annetta 'Nettie' Inez Palmer of Laramie and Platte, Wyoming. Her siblings were Hilda F Moffatt, Juliet Isabella Moffatt, Jocelyn Elfrieda Moffatt Davie, and Eleanore L Moffatt.

She was a graduate of Fremont High School, Los Angeles, California.

She entered AAF flight training 19 December 1943 at Houston Municipal Airport, and graduated 28 May 1943 at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas.

She was a ferry pilot, and had been stationed at Long Beach Army Air Base, California.

She was killed in BT-15 # 42-42169 on a routine flight due to a stall and subsequent spin of the aircraft. The crash occurred approximately 3/4 mile east of the Cal Aero Academy Airfield at Chino, California.

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


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Many thanks to contributor ShaneO for the kind assistance with Ms Moffat's burial location.


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  • Created by: B24CoPilotNiece
  • Added: 31 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70669926
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Virginia Caraline Moffatt (22 May 1912–5 Oct 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70669926, citing Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by B24CoPilotNiece (contributor 47391745) .