Home
On Eternal Patrol - Lost Submariners of World War II
 
Presentation

WWII

WWII Boats

Pre-WWII

Pre-WWII Boats

Post-WWII

Post-WWII Boats

Additional Loss

Sources

Links

Privacy

Contact Us

 


Joseph John Beisler

Joseph John Beisler

 Purple HeartPrisoner of War Medal

Rank/Rate Machinist (Warrant Officer)
Service Number 197586
Birth Date October 13, 1902
From Louisville, Kentucky
Decorations Purple Heart, Prisoner of War Medal
Ship USS Canopus (AS-9)
Date of Death March 18, 1945
Location Omuta, Fukuoka, Japan
Circumstances Died of acute enteritis in Prisoner of War Camp 17
Remarks Joseph was also entitled to wear:
The American Defense Service Medal with Fleet Clasp,
The World War II Victory Medal,
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with Bronze Star,
The Philippine Defense Ribbon, and
The Army Distinguished Unit Badge with Oak Leaf Cluster

Photo and information courtesy of Suzanne Morris, granddaughter.

 

Home   Presentation   WWII   Pre-WWII   Post-WWII     Sources  

Related Links   Privacy   Contact Us

 

  Beisler, Joseph John

Ryo Han