CPL LeMoyne Pierson

CPL LeMoyne Pierson

Delaware, USA
Death 10 Mar 1944 (aged 38–39)
At Sea
Memorial Site* Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA

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Son of Dennis Hudson Pierson and Ella Middleton Pierson.

Husband of Ruth Jones Mitchell Pierson.

LeMoyne, who resided at 101 Beech Lane, Forest Brook Glen, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Corporal on B-17G (#42-32038), 27th Squadron 2nd Ferry Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

Lemoyne enlisted in the Army on August 21, 1942 in Camden, New Jersey. He was noted as being employed as a Sales Clerk and also as Separated, without dependents.

He was "Lost At Sea" when the plane he was assigned to crashed, for unknown reasons, into the North Atlantic Ocean while on ferry duty out of the New Castle Army Air Base, New Castle, Delaware.

He had served in the Air Corps for one year and seven months at the time of his death.

Service # 32360107


The #42-7529 crew who also perished:

1st/Lt Robert B Long
2nd/Lt Emory J Bryan
2nd/Lt Addison C Rumbaugh, Jr
T/Sgt Milford W Solomon
Sgt Algy D Hahner
S/Sgt Carl J Midura
Sgt Joseph H Philipsek
Sgt William L Scott, Jr
Sgt John R Severson


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 22 Sep 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 59077844
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPL LeMoyne Pierson (1905–10 Mar 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 59077844, citing East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .