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Always Remember Those Who Gave All: MC WW2 Gold Stars and MIA Survivors

Gero Kurt Piper

Gero Kurt Piper (1923-1944)

MC Class: ex-1944

Years at MC: 1940-1941 (Freshman)

Hometown: Germany later Princeton, NJ

Life at MC: Highland Echo staff

Military Branch: US Army

Military Unit: 2nd Infantry Regiment, 5th Infantry Division

Rank: Private First Class

Medals Awarded: Purple Heart

Date Missing: N/A

Date of Death: 24 December 1944

Location of Death: Likely near Nideranven, Luxembourg

Circumstances of Death: Killed in action during the Battle of the Bulge

Burial/Memorial Information: Plot H, Row 9, Grave 30, Luxembourg American Cemetery, Hamm, Canton de Luxembourg, Luxembourg ( and

Additional Information: Immigrated from Germany to New Jersey with his family in 1937. After his freshman year at Maryville College, he transferred to Davidson College ( His father was noted theologian Dr. Otto Alfred Piper of Princeton University.