Pierre Bontecou

Born: August 9, 1921
Killed in Action: April 5, 1945 while serving at Bad Soden, Germany

U.S. Army
Rank: First Lieutenant
Fifth Infantry, 71st Infantry Division

After graduating from Hopewell High School in 1938, Lt. Bontecou attended VPI before transferring to the West Point Military Academy in 1941, graduating in 1944.  

At the time of his death, Lt. Bontecou was survived by his wife of less than one year, Betty Books Bontecou, his mother, Eva Archer Bontecou and grandfather, Walter Archer.

Interment: United States Military Academy Post Cemetery, West Point, New York

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