Fischer, Harry Frederick, Jr., CAPT

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1969-1970, Naval Training Center (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CA
Service Years
1935 - 1970

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This Military Service Page was created/owned by Steven Loomis (SaigonShipyard), IC3 to remember Fischer, Harry Frederick, Jr., CAPT.

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Contact Info
Home Town
Honesdale, Penn.
Last Address
Harry's ashes were interred in the Memorial Garden
at Christ Episcopal Church, Coronado California.

Date of Passing
Jan 12, 2010
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

Joint Chiefs of Staff US Navy Retired 30

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Pearl Harbor Memorial Medallion Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club Order of the Golden Dragon

 Additional Information
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Bronze Star - 1944

Name of Award
Bronze Star

Gold Letter V Gold Letter V  Awarded for distinguished actions in combat (valor)

Year Awarded

Last Updated:
Feb 19, 2014
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Details Behind Award
Of the eight submarine war patrols in which he participated, some were on USS Spikefish during the latter period of the war. He was awarded three Bronze Star Medals with Combat "V", one for heroic service as assistant approach officer of USS Spikefish during the fourth war patrol of that vessel in the enemy Japanese-controlled waters of the Nanpo Shoto, Yellow Sea and East China Sea Areas from July 8 to August31, 1945.
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