We shall not forget


The Citadel Class of: Class of 1946  
Cadet Company: P (Source: Sphinx 1943)
Age: not available
Born: 29-Nov-24, Greenville, South Carolina
Hometown: Greenville County, South Carolina
Family: Kingsley H. Pearce (father), Margorie Johnson Pearce (mother)
Rank: Private First Class, U.S. Army
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Servicenumber: 34965885
Entered the Service from: South Carolina
Function: not available
Regiment: 397th Infantry Regiment
Battalion: 3rd
Division: 100th Infantry Division
Company: K
Unit: not available
Date of death: 14-Nov-44
Status: KIA
Place of death: Vosges area, France
Spot: not available
Awards: Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot B Row 7 Grave 31
Cemetery: Epinal American Cemetery
Biography: not available
Other information: Pearse Dies In French Action
The War department has reported to Mr. and Mrs. Kingsley H. Pearse of this city that
their son, Bobby, formerly reported missing, was killed in action in France November 14.
He was graduated from Greenville high school and attended Furman University and the
Citadel before entering service.
He received his basic training at Camp Blanding, Fla., and was overseas for one month
prior to his death.
Young Pearse was a member of the Greenville chapter of DeMolay and of Sigma Alpha
Epsilon fraternity. He was also a member of Buncombe Street Methodist church.
Source: Greenville News, 12 Dec. 1944, p. 2,2.

Sources: American Battle Monuments Commission, The Citadel Archive & Museum, Mike Stannard ’65, 100th WW2 Honor Roll, Greenville County Library South Carolina Room, Find A Grave.com

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