Pierre Edmond "Pete", was a shipbuilder at the Buffalo, NY, waterfront and served in the Merchant Marine until 1942.
During World War 2, he served in the US Army Air Force with the 446th Bomb Group, 704th Bomb Squadron, Bungay
(90 miles Northeast of London), England
(The Official Army Air Forces site
for the 446th indicates that it was at nearby Flixton
Pete is listed on the 446th Bomb Group
Internet site roster as Pierre E. Pellitier. After the war, he was a carpenter and electrician.