Milestones, Nov. 9, 1942

Killed in Action. Captain Peter Wood, 26, of the Yorkshire Dragoons, younger son of Lord Halifax; somewhere in Egypt.

Engaged. Corporal Marion Hargrove, 23, writer of the best-selling See Here, Private Hargrove, feature writer on Yank; and Alison Pfeiffer, 20, senior at Smith College.

Married. Adah Wilson McCormick, 38, widow of Harold Fowler McCormick, harvester millionaire; and George Tait II, 30, aircraft engineer; in Phoenix. Longtime nurse of McCormick, who left her a fortune when he died at 69 a year ago, she was his third wife (first: Edith Rockefeller; second: Diva Ganna Walska)....

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