- Category: USS Arizona Casualty List
- Created: Monday, 21 February 2000 00:00
- Last Updated: Saturday, 04 June 2016 06:28
Frederick Robert Bircher
Radioman Third Class
F. R. BIRCHER
- Branch: United States Navy Reserve
- Service Number: 405 10 62
- Rate: RM3/c V-3 (Radioman Third Class)
- Duties: Transmit and receive radio messages. Encipher and decipher messages.
- Enlisted: 3 October 1940
- Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Onboard USS Arizona: 4 April 1941
- From: RS San Diego, California
- Date of Birth: Abt 1918
- Place of Birth: Pennsylvania
- Hometown / State December 1941: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Next of Kin: Mr. George Bircher - Father
- Address: 221 Olney Ave., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Disposition: Unrecoverable – Among the 900+ souls still onboard the USS Arizona
- Posthumous Awards: Purple Heart, American Defense Service Medal w/Fleet Clasp, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/Star, WWII Victory Medal
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