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Harry Lerch Brinser Edit Profile

naval officer.

Harry Lerch Brinser, American naval officer. Awarded Navy Cross, 1924. †*. Served in Battle of Santiago, Philippine Insurrection, Boxer Rebellion; member General Board, Navy Department.

Background

Brinser, Harry Lerch was born on November 11, 1876 in Middletown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Christian and Mary (Lerch) Brinser.

Education

Student Harrisburg Academy, 1893-1895. Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1899.

Career

1 son, Harry Meylert. Became ensign United States Navy, June 1899. Advanced through grades to rear admiral, October 1, 1932.

Membership

Served in Battle of Santiago, Philippine Insurrection, Boxer Rebellion. Member General Board, Navy Department.

Connections

Married Natalie Meylert Bulkley, November 1, 1919.

father:
Christian Brinser

mother:
Mary (Lerch) Brinser

spouse:
Natalie Meylert Bulkley