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War Heroe's Rites Planned The body of. 1st Lt. Carl H. Pierson, who was killed In action while flying in Italy, was to arrive in rGeene today. The veteran of more than 80 . i j missions wouia have been 30 - years old. He Is - iho inn rif Mr. wii' and Mrs. C. H. Pierson. He was shot down on June 1. 1944. I The bodv will ;7f , i be taken to the Root Funeral C, Home, where fu- ' neral services will be held at ,2:30 p. m. tomor-' row. He will be "'buried with full military rites. The funeral will be attended by the Greene American Legion, its auxiliary, American War Dads PIERSON Chapter, and the Greene Fire De partment, of which he was a member. The Rev. Hubert Bierck will conduct the services. Burial will be in Sylvan Lawn Cemetery, Greene. Lieutenant Pierson was inducted into the army on May 24, 1942. He arrived in Italy on Dec. 4, 1933, as a pilot of an A-36 Invader, a dive bomber. At the time of his death, he was a flight leader, having flown more than 80 missions, and had been awarded the Air MedaL Engaged to Wed Binghamton Press Bureau Norwich Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. Monday announced the engagement of their sister, Juanita May Monday, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roby A. Monday of Galex, Va., to Wesley E. Powell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Erf ord Powell of Plymouth.