|Birth: ||Jan. 19, 1908|
|Death: ||Sep. 30, 1938|
Lieutenant (Junior Grade) W. S. Pye, USN, was designated Naval Aviator #3709 in 1930. Graduated U.S. Naval Academy, Class of 1928.
Lieutenant Pye and Aviation Cadet Charles Frederick Erickson, USNR, members of Fighting Squadron (VF) Three, died when their carrier-based fighter aircraft, operating from the aircraft carrier USS SARATOGA (CV-3), collided off the So. Calif. coast. LT Pye's body was never recovered.
LT Pye's widow was the former Miss Della Douglass Pease.
William Satterlee Pye (1880 - 1959)
Annie Etheldra Briscoe Pye (1881 - 1969)
Note: Memorial made part of parent's gravestone at Arlington National Cemetery.
Body lost at sea
Created by: Mike Weeks
Record added: Jan 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47100499
May you rest in peace.|
Added: Dec. 5, 2010