Mary Ellis

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Ellis in November 2016

Mary Ellis (née Wilkins; 2 February 1917 – 24 July 2018) was a British ferry pilot. She was one of the last surviving British women pilots from the Second World War. She was born in Leafield, Oxfordshire. She fought with the Royal Air Force and the Air Transport Auxiliary.

Ellis died on 24 July 2018 in Sandown, Isle of Wight, aged 101.[1]

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  1. McKay, Jessica (26 July 2018). "Mary Ellis, the last female second world war pilot, dies aged 101". the Guardian. Retrieved 26 July 2018.