|Birth: ||May 2, 1900|
|Death: ||Jan. 19, 1946|
*The heroism and selflessness of fire professionals must always be honored and remembered.*
WORLD WAR I and WORLD WAR II VETERAN
Services for Ladderman Harold F. Bishop, 46, of ladder company 2, Boston fire department, who died as a result of injuries suffered in an East Boston fire, Saturday, are being held today at his home, 33 Waverly street, Roxbury.
A detail of firemen serves as escort, and the members of ladder company 2 were excused to attend the services.
Bishop, who was appointed to the fire department Feb. 1, 1924, was a veteran of both world wars and had recently been discharged from the coast guard.
He leaves a widow, Mrs. Grace Bishop.
[Wed, Jan 23, 1946 Boston Traveler Page: 4]
Boston Fire Historical Society~Jan. 19, 2012.
Jan 19, 1946 Ladderman Harold F. Bishop, 45 Ladder 2
He was injured when a skylight fell and hit him, knocked him unconscious after a backdraft occurred and he died of smoke inhalation at 188 Falcon Street, East Boston Box 6179, at 1437 hours (Putnam & Falcon Streets.) He had 22 years of service.
The son of Charles Samuel Bishop (born in Halifax, Nova Scotia) and Bessie Belle Webster (born in Boston). In 1900, father Charles S. Bishop was a Shipper.
Place of birth: 7 Weston Place
The husband of Grace I. Sheets who was born in Ohio.
U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
Name: Harold F Bishop
Residence Year: 1944
Street Address: 33 Waverly, Roxbury
Residence Place: Boston, Massachusetts
Occupation: United States Coast Guard
Spouse: Grace I Bishop
Publication Title: Boston, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1944
Bessie Belle Webster Bishop (1880 - 1910)
Grace I. Sheets Bishop (1903 - 1963)*
Harold Francis Bishop (1900 - 1946)*
Harold Francis Bishop (1900 - 1946)
Created by: Amy Caddell
Record added: Nov 01, 2013
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