Richard W. Pierce

Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

DOW 03/15/1945

 

 

Richard W. Pierce was born in Rhode Island on September 25, 1915. He was drafted into the Army
on June 17, 1942 at Providence, Rhode Island. His home of residence was listed as Warwick,
Kent County, Rhode Island and his civilian occupation was listed as Semiskilled Occupations In
Manufacture Of Fabricated Plastic Products. He had completed one year of High School and was single
with no dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.

Staff Sergeant Pierce died of wounds received in action in Germany on March 9, 1945,
in the vicinity of Hillesheim.

 

Richard W. Pierce was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Hamm Cemetery, Hamm, Luxembourg and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in New York on July 27, 1949.

 

Burial:
Long Island National Cemetery
Farmingdale
Suffolk County
New York
Plot: J, 15219

 

Grave marker for Richard W. Pierce

Photo by GLENN from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 


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