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PFC Charles R Pierce

PFC Charles R Pierce

Birth
New Hampshire, USA
Death 3 Aug 1942 (aged 25–26)
Philippines
Burial Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Plot SECTION 78 SITE 1001-03
Memorial ID 42248670 · View Source
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Charles served as a Private First Class, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Grafton County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on December 19, 1940, prior to the war, in Concord, New Hampshire. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a mechanic and also as Single, without dependents.

Charles "Died while a POW" of the Japanese Army during the war and was awarded the Prisoner Of War Medal and the Purple Heart.

He was originally interred overseas and was later repatriated here on February 20, 1950.

Service # 11015399

He is interred with:

Abelson, LaVeern R., 2nd Lt.
Beard, Clarence E., Pvt, Missouri
Clegg, Norman R., Pvt, Illinois
Ellsworth, David H., Pfc, Montana
Johnson, Richard E., 2nd Lt.
Meeks, Mason C., Pvt, Georgia
Myers, Henry P., Sgt, California
Rhymes Hugh H., Corp
Wilson, Robert A., Pfc, New Mexico

( Bio & Links by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )


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PFC, US ARMY AIR FORCE WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: ShaneO
  • Added: 22 Sep 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42248670
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Charles R Pierce (1916–3 Aug 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42248670, citing Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by ShaneO (contributor 47009366) .