BILLY G. PIERCE, ENS, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Billy Pierce '51

Date of birth: September 1, 1927

Date of death: July 30, 1952

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

From the 1951 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Billy died on July 30, 1952 at Pensacola, Florida; he was survived by his wife. (Information from October 1952 issue of SHIPMATE.) Presumably his loss was due to an aircraft accident… but there is no actual evidence discovered to support this.

He is buried in Missouri.


Class of 1951

Billy is one of 48 members of the Class of 1951 in Memorial Hall.