Piercy, Robert George.

Biography

Piercy, Robert George. b. December 8, 1915, Salt Lake City, Utah; father Frederick Creighton Piercy (1893-1923), mother Sadie Delita Campbell (1898-1986); Married; Driver; YCL 1936; Domicile 736 Hewitt Street, San Fernando, California; Sailed October 9, 1937 aboard the Vollendam; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on October 24, 1937; Deserted March 10, 1938 and made his way to Malta; Returned to the US on April 13, 1938 as a stowaway aboard the SS West Cussata; Wife Ruth Piercy; d. September 9, 1999, Newport Beach, California, Cremated and ashes scattered at sea.
Siblings: brother Frederick Ralph Piercy (1922-2000) and sister Virginia Piercy Fish (1916-1944).
Sources: Cadre; Figueres List; (obituary) The Los Angeles Times, September 12, 1999; L-W Tree Ancestry (includes a letter from the American Consul in Malta). Code A