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Harold Francis Bishop
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Birth: May 2, 1900
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 19, 1946
East Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

*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]
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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.

My Notes:

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
 
 
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 Parents:
  Bessie Belle Webster Bishop (1880 - 1910)
 
 Spouse:
  Grace I. Sheets Bishop (1903 - 1963)*
 
 Sibling:
  Harold Francis Bishop (1900 - 1946)*
  Harold Francis Bishop (1900 - 1946)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Amy Caddell
Record added: Nov 01, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 119664511
Harold Francis Bishop
Added by: Amy Caddell
 
 
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- Amy Caddell
 Added: Nov. 1, 2013
Remembering you today on the anniversary of the day God called you home. God bless you and all those who serve and protect.
- Amy Caddell
 Added: Jan. 19, 2015
Remembering you today.
- Amy Caddell
 Added: Jan. 19, 2014
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