Frederick Henry Eissler
Cause of Death: Meningitis
“Eissler died Nov. 17 at the University of Maryland Medical Center from complications due to an infection of Nieserra meningitis, a bacteria frequently associated with bacterial meningitis.”
“Bacterial meningitis led to the death of a fourth U.S. Naval Academy midshipman this year despite the 20-year-old having been vaccinated against the infectious and contagious disease.
Fourth-class or freshman Midshipman Frederick Henry Eissler, 20, of West Chester, Pa., died Monday at the University of Maryland Medical Center from complications caused by meningitis, which is the infection of the spinal cord or the fluid that surrounds the brain.
The bacterial form of meningitis can cause brain damage.”