Ernest Peirce, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Ernest Peirce

boxer

Date of Birth: 25-Sep-1909

Place of Birth: Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa

Date of Death: 23-Jan-1998

Profession: boxer

Nationality: South Africa

Zodiac Sign: Libra


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About Ernest Peirce

  • Ernest "Eddie" Peirce (25 September 1909 – 23 January 1998) was a South African boxer who competed in the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. He was born in Somerset West and died in Apache Junction, Arizona, United States. In 1932 he won the bronze medal in the middleweight classification after winning the third-place fight against Roger Michelot of France by walkover. Two years earlier, Peirce won the middleweight bronze medal at the 1930 British Empire Games. He is buried in the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix.

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