About S1c Edgar Arthur Fansler
EDGAR ARTHUR FANSLER, Seaman, First Class, U. S. Navy. Home address: Welch, Craig County. Mrs. Mary E. Fansler, Mother, Welch. Born April 5, 1920. Enlisted December 26, 1939. Deco- ration: Order of the Purple Heart, posthumously. Served in First Division. Memorial services held for .him in Welch Baptist Church February 1, 1942, first service-man deceased to hold this honor in Craig County. Died December 7, 1941, on board the U. S. S. As.&zonu, Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii.