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Lieut William Satterlee Pye, Jr
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Birth: Jan. 19, 1908
Maryland, USA
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.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Satterlee Pye (1880 - 1959)
  Annie Etheldra Briscoe Pye (1881 - 1969)
 
Note: Memorial made part of parent's gravestone at Arlington National Cemetery.
 
Burial:
Body lost at sea
 
Created by: Mike Weeks
Record added: Jan 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47100499
Lieut William Satterlee Pye, Jr
Added by: Karen Sipe
 
Lieut William Satterlee Pye, Jr
Added by: Karen Sipe
 
 
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May you rest in peace.
- Michael
 Added: Dec. 5, 2010
 
 
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