Beisler, Joseph John, CPO Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary Designator/NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Machinist's Mate
Last Duty Station
1942-1945, MM-0000, Prisoner of War
Service Years
1920 - 1945
Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Golden Dragon
Neptune Subpoena
Panama Canal
Plank Owner
MM-Machinist's Mate
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Home State
Kentucky
Kentucky
Year of Birth
1902
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
Louisville
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Mar 18, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Illness, Disease
Location
Japan
Conflict
Wars and Conflicts/World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Philippine Islands Operation Campaign December 8, 1941 - May 6, 1942 WWII Streamer/Corrigedor, Philippines
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Order of the Shellback Navy Chief Initiated Order of the Golden Dragon

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Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Battle of the Philippines
Start Year
1941
End Year
1942

Description
American Forces relentless effort to hold the Philippine Islands against an overwhelming Japanese Force. The Japanese eventually forced an American Surrender.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1941
To Year
1942
 
Last Updated:
Sep 12, 2010
   
Personal Memories

Memories
On 7 December 1941, Canopus, aging but able, lay at Cavite Navy Yard, as tender to Submarine Squadron 20. In the days that followed, her men worked day and night to repair ships damaged in the daily air raids as well as to keep her brood of submarines at sea. With the Army falling back on Manila, Canopus sailed to Mariveles Bay at the tip of Bataan on Christmas Day

   
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  54 Also There at This Battle:
 
  • Ray, Herbert James, RADM, 1970
  • Totoro, Leo, PO3, 1945
  • Vincent, Raymond, PO3, 1946
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