PFC Gilbert M. Pierce

PFC Gilbert M. Pierce

Hazardville, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 17 Dec 1944 (aged 19)
Burial Hazardville, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 76003483 · View Source
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One of ten children born to Wilbur and Emma Pierce of Hazardville, Gilbert enlisted in the U.S. Army on March 9, 1944. Trained as an infantryman, he was assigned to the 393rd Infanrty Regiment, 99th Infantry Division. Gilbert was killed in action on the second day of the "Battle of the Bulge"; his division the 99th, bearing the brunt of attack by German forces. At the request of the family, his remains were returned to Hazardville for burial. May his service and his sacrifice never be forgotten.

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  • Created by: sdscooper53
  • Added: 4 Sep 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 76003483
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Gilbert M. Pierce (12 Apr 1925–17 Dec 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 76003483, citing New Hazardville Cemetery, Hazardville, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by sdscooper53 (contributor 47459485) .