Advertisement

TSgt Prescott Carlton Piper

Advertisement

TSgt Prescott Carlton Piper Veteran

Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death
10 May 1944 (aged 25–26)
Austria
Burial
Neuville-en-Condroz, Arrondissement de Liège, Liège, Belgium Add to Map
Plot
Plot A, Row 38, Grave 26
Memorial ID
View Source
Hit by Flak. Missing in Action Wiener Neustadt 10 May 1944 with Pilot Stanley N. Dwyer, Co-pilot: Manley H. Dale Jr, Navigator: Francis G. Gilhooley, Bombardier: Prestcott C. Piper, Flight Engineer/Top Turret gunner: John J. Boros, Tail gunner: William Olfenius (5 Killed in Action); Radio Operator: George D. Mitchell, Ball turret gunner: Eugene E. Parker Jr, Right Waist gunner: Stephen A. Milewski, Left Waist gunner: John E. Boyett Jr (4 Prisoner of War); flak, crashed near Vöstenhof, about 20km SW of Wiener Neustadt, Austria.

Serialnumber: 42-31804
Type: B-17G
Nickname: Pete's Playhouse
Destination: Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Mission: Bombing
MACR: 4660
From the MACR:
A rocket hit the tail.
He was buried on 14 May 1944 in the community cemetery of Pottschach, Austria.
Hit by Flak. Missing in Action Wiener Neustadt 10 May 1944 with Pilot Stanley N. Dwyer, Co-pilot: Manley H. Dale Jr, Navigator: Francis G. Gilhooley, Bombardier: Prestcott C. Piper, Flight Engineer/Top Turret gunner: John J. Boros, Tail gunner: William Olfenius (5 Killed in Action); Radio Operator: George D. Mitchell, Ball turret gunner: Eugene E. Parker Jr, Right Waist gunner: Stephen A. Milewski, Left Waist gunner: John E. Boyett Jr (4 Prisoner of War); flak, crashed near Vöstenhof, about 20km SW of Wiener Neustadt, Austria.

Serialnumber: 42-31804
Type: B-17G
Nickname: Pete's Playhouse
Destination: Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Mission: Bombing
MACR: 4660
From the MACR:
A rocket hit the tail.
He was buried on 14 May 1944 in the community cemetery of Pottschach, Austria.

Gravesite Details

Entered the service from Illinois.



Sponsored by Ancestry

Advertisement

  • Maintained by: blazen36
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: Aug 7, 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID:
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56360325/prescott_carlton-piper: accessed ), memorial page for TSgt Prescott Carlton Piper (1918–10 May 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56360325, citing Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial, Neuville-en-Condroz, Arrondissement de Liège, Liège, Belgium; Maintained by blazen36 (contributor 49893165).