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Pvt Chester L Beisser
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Birth: 1924
Muskingum County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jun. 9, 1945
Haute-Normandie, France

Chester L. Beisser was the son of Cleo L. and Florence Bell Beisser of Zanesville, Ohio. In the 1930 Federal Census he had five siblings who were: Ralph, Marion, Mildred, Dorothy and Blanche. He graduated from Philo High School with the class of 1942. Chester enlisted in the U. S. Army on January 23, 1943, serving during World War II and was a member of the 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment. He was transferred overseas in 1944 and on June 9, 1945 he was declared missing in action and was never located. For his actions at that time he was post-humously awarded the Bronze Star Medal which is given for "heroic or meritorious achievement or service not involving participation in aerial flight." In addition, he was awarded the Purple Heart for the loss of his life. (Source: WWII & Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas, National Archives and Records Administration) 
Woodlawn Cemetery
Muskingum County
Ohio, USA
Plot: MIA in Normandy, France
Created by: Fred Beisser
Record added: Feb 16, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8394124
Pvt Chester L Beisser
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Pvt Chester L Beisser
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Pvt Chester L Beisser
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 Added: Feb. 21, 2006

 Added: Apr. 17, 2004
Private Chester L. Beisser was awarded the Bronze Star post-humously for his actions at Normandy, France, on June 9,1945.
- Fred Beisser
 Added: Feb. 16, 2004

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