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
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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 Unofficial Badges 

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


 Military Association Memberships
Military Order of the Purple Heart
  1945, Military Order of the Purple Heart - Assoc. Page

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Philippine Islands Operation Campaign December 8, 1941 - May 6, 1942 WWII Streamer/Corrigedor, Philippines
Start Year
1942
End Year
1942

Description
delivers food to Corrigedor P. I. and evacuates certain military personnel
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1942
To Year
1942
 
Last Updated:
Sep 12, 2010
   
Personal Memories

Memories
221 of her crewmen were evacuated to Corregidor on February 28, 1942 and served with the Marines 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Battalions on beach defenses. The final 327 crewmen were also evacuated to Corregidor and served in the 4th Marine Regiment's 4th Battalion Reserves (Provisional)which fought gallantly during the final battle for the island fortress. Nearly all Canopus crewmen were captured at the fall of Corregidor and spent the rest of the war in Japanese POW Camps in the Philippines and the Asia mainland.

Over 200 were Killed in Action.

   
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  29 Also There at This Battle:
 
  • Cox, Jr., George, ENS, 1945
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