June 25, 2018

Tammuz 12, 5778


Isadore Brosbe


Tishri 1, 5771

May 8, 1915 to September 9, 2010

Isadore (Izzy) Brosbe graduated from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in 1936. Izzy served in the Army as a pharmacist during WWII. He served in the 27th Field Hospital in the China-Burma-India Theater. After the war, he married Harriet Katz and opened his own pharmacy. They were married for 63 years and had 3 children and 6 grandchildren. He kept active after he retired from the pharmacy. He volunteered in the pharmacy of local hospitals. He then also had time to become deeply involved in JWV. He served at the local, department and national levels, reaching the level of National Adjutant.


Served from April 10, 1943 to December 25, 1945

Highest JWV Position

National Adjutant

Post or Auxiliary


Military Specialty



Pharmacist T-4


Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, WWII Victory medal, Good Conduct Medal