Austin Joseph Biskey

Austin Joseph Biskey

Rank and Honours: Lieutenant (SER:0-571009)
Unit(s): U.S Army, 209th Coast Artillery (AA Regiment)
Next of Kin/Parents: N/A
Date of Birth: 26 March, 1915
Date of Death (& Place): 17 October, 1944
Age: 29
Burial Information: Name inscribed “WWII Tablets of Missing,” Honolulu Memorial, National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii
Further Personal Information Attended:

SMC (Western), 1936 – College Year Book 1935, p.34

Class of 3T8 Graduate, 1938 – College Year Book 1938, p.72

College/Roll of honour – College Year Book 1945


Picture Attached – College Year Book 1938, p.72. Picture taken from Photos UofT Memorial Book 1939-45


Roll of Honour:

War Memorial – More/Fisher Slype

St. Michael’s College

War Memorial outside Chapel

St. Michael’s College School


Note 1:

State of New York Military Museum shows “Died – 17 Oct 1945 – Non Battle.” If so, there should be a body for burial one would think. The Honolulu National Memorial “Tablets,” where Lieut. Biskey name appears, is used for KIAs whose body was not recovered

Details have been verified from the following sources: UofT Office of Registrar

SMC College Year Book

University of Toronto Memorial Book, p.5

SMC, file info with O’Brien CSB

State of New York Military Museum