|Representing South Africa|
|1932 Los Angeles||Middleweight|
|British Empire Games|
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.
1932 Olympic results
Below are the results of Ernest Peirce, a South African middleweight boxer, who competed at the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics:
- Round of 16: bye
- Quarterfinal: defeated Lajos Szigeti (Hungary) on points
- Semifinal: lost to Carmen Barth (United States) on points
- Bronze Medal Match: won by walkover versus Roger Michelot (France)
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