In Pious Memory of Reverend Emil J. Kapaun

© Photographed May 2, 2016
Champion, Brown County, Wisconsin
44.590599,-87.773638

In Pious Memory of
REVEREND EMIL J. KAPAUN
Chaplin - United States Army
Priest of the Wichita, Kansas Diocese
Born - April 20, 1916
Ordained Jun 9, 1940
Prisoner of War - November 2, 1951
Died - May 23, 1951
A Prisoner of the Communists in
North Korea

The memorial is located on the grounds of the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help, 4047 Chapel Drive, New Franken, Wisconsin 54229.

Our Lady of Good Help

Army.Mil Features: Medal of Honor Recipient Chaplain (Capt.) Emil J. Kapaun

ARNEWS (July 31, 2013): Former POWs recall bravery, heroism of Korean War chaplain

Father Emil J. Kapaun

Wikipedia: Emil Kapaun
Emil Joseph Kapaun (April 20, 1916 – May 23, 1951) was a Roman Catholic priest and United States Army captain who served as a United States Army chaplain during World War II and the Korean War. Kapaun was a chaplain in the Burma Theater of World War II, then served again as a chaplain with the U.S. Army in Korea, where he was captured. He died in a prisoner of war camp. 
Reverend Kapaun's memorial is on the left.

Roman Catholic Chaplain Emil J. Kapaun
United States Army recipient of the Medal of Honor
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The memorial is inside the tree to the left,
and is on the northwest corner of the shrine property.

The memorial is located at
The Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help.

The memorial is located in Champion, Wisconsin.

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