BILLY G. PIERCE, ENS, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Billy Pierce '51

Date of birth: September 1, 1927

Date of death: July 18, 1952

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

From the 1951 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Billy was lost on July 18, 1952 when the plane he was piloting crashed at Barin Field, Pensacola, Florida. He was in flight training.

He was survived by his parents is buried in Missouri.


Class of 1951

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