Peter Prime was
born in 1913 and from Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. He
was the son of Orton L. Prime, and of Alice Wild
Prime. He was married to Helen Frances Prime.
They had a son named Peter.
Peter joined the Royal
Candian Air Force and was sent to Europe to
complete his training as a pilot.
While at 25 Operational
Training Unit, stationed at Finningley, his crew
was scheduled to fly an operational mission on 1
August against the German city of Dusseldorf.