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William A Pierson

Military

Shot down 8 May 1944 in B-17 #42102482. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-102482

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/3/44; Gr Island 29/3/44; Dow Fd 7/4/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-A] Snetterton 8/4/44; Missing in Action Berlin 8/5/44 with Harry Eye, Co-pilot: Leland Baker, Ball turret gunner: Bill Latta[died of wounds in hospital] (3 Killed in...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 8 May 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:27:38 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4575 / MACR 4575; Snetterton Falcons, pg 134 & 145 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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