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William L Pierce
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Birth: May 4, 1889
Mount Hope
Spokane County
Washington, USA
Death: Jul. 28, 1939
Pierce
Clearwater County
Idaho, USA

Northern Idaho News-- Tuesday, 3 December 1918

BONNER BOYS GIVE LIVES FOR LIBERTY-- Last Days of War Take Heavy Toll From This County.

FIVE MORE GOLD STARS-- Pneumonia Gets One and Battlefield Gets Four Others-- Two Reported Wounded and Will Recover-- Report of Shell Striking Gun Not Verified.

WILLIAM PIERCE, Hope, missing in action.

The parents of William Pierce reside on a farm two miles out of Hope. Pierce is not recorded as going to the war from this county and joined the colors at some other place.

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My grandfather, William's older brother Samuel S. Pierce told me that, Uncle Bill, was found several days later in a field hospital, where he was recovering from the effects of a Mustard Gas attack. he suffered from respiratory problems until his death.

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Northern Idaho News-- Friday 11 Aug 1939 Pg. 3

HOPE NEWS

Funeral services for Bill Pierce were held graveside here Tuesday under the auspices of the V.F.W. of which he was a member. Mr. Pierce passed away suddenly at his home in Pierce, Idaho. He is survived by his mother, Mrs Reinoehl; a brother Sam of Hope, and a sister at Tacoma, Washington; and two children Leslie and Shirley Pierce.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Eliza Jane Copple Reinoehl (1859 - 1941)
 
 Spouse:
  Ethel Brown Prusch (1904 - 1995)
 
 Children:
  Leslie L. Pierce (1921 - 1969)*
 
 Siblings:
  Marcus Jay Pierce (1879 - 1880)*
  Lemuel Frederick Pierce (1881 - 1918)*
  James Edward Pierce (1883 - 1930)*
  Samuel Sherman Pierce (1884 - 1967)*
  John Wesley Pierce (1886 - 1922)*
  William L Pierce (1889 - 1939)
  Sylvia M. Pierce Donahue (1894 - 1974)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hope Cemetery
East Hope
Bonner County
Idaho, USA
 
Maintained by: Dave Hunt
Originally Created by: David Woody
Record added: Oct 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78852619
William L Pierce
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- julie
 Added: Jul. 17, 2016
May you rest in eternal peace.
- PPC
 Added: Mar. 27, 2016
 
 
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