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Naval officer

Peter K. Fischler, American naval officer. Decorated Bronze Star, Legion of Merit, 2 commendation ribbons, Victory medals (World Wars I and II). 2d Nicaraguan campaign, Yangtze service medals. Navy Expeditionary medal. American Defense medal with fleet clasp. Asiatic-Pacific Theatre ribbon with stars, Philippine Liberation medal.


Fischler, Peter K. was born on September 10, 1895 in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Peter and Lillie (Sticklin) Fischler.


Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1917.


Walter Stanley Mattox), Patricia Annual Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1917, advanced through grades to rear admiral, 1943. Commander United States Ship Meredith, Breckenridge, Bell, Robinson, Putnam, Preble, Farragut, Alaska. Inspector Naval Reserve, Detroit, 1919-1939.

Assistant chief of staff, Commander Service Force, Atlantic Fleet, 1941-1942. Operations officer, staff of commander-in-chief United States Fleet. 1942-1944; commander battleship division, 1945.

Assistant chief of staff, staff of commander-in-chief Pacific Fleet, 1945-1946. Deputy commander 19th fleet, 1946-1947. Commander amphibious training command Pacific Fleet, 1947.

Commander, amphibious group 1. Pacific Fleet, since 1948.


Married Rachel Elizabeth Moore, November 9, 1918. Children: Louise Frances (Mistress David Robert Dieffenbacher), Betty Jane (wife of 1st Lieutenant.

Peter Fischler

Lillie (Sticklin) Fischler

Rachel Elizabeth Moore

Louise Frances Fischler (Mistress David Robert Dieffenbacher)

Betty Jane (wife of 1st Lt Fischler