Thomas M. Pierce Jr.
Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Thomas M. Pierce Jr. was born in
Canada on November 1, 1915. He was a United States citizen.
He was drafted into the Army on October 1, 1943 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He listed his home
of residence as Cornwell Heights, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and his civilian occupation as
semi-skilled occupation in the production of rubber goods. He had completed four years of High School
and was married. His religion was listed as Protestant.
Private Pierce was killed in action in France, on July 10, 1944, during the operation to seize the town of Periers.
Thomas M. Pierce Jr. was buried
in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France and his remains were later returned to the
United States where he was interred in Virginia on January 27, 1949.
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Sec: 12, Site: 7189
Grave marker for Thomas M. Pierce Jr.
Photo by Anne Cady from the Find A Grave website
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