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Charles Francis Bishop
Birth: Aug. 2, 1888
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 1, 1954
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA

Vera Cruz Campaign Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he served as a Quartermaster's Mate Second Class in the US Navy. On April 21, 1914, during the seizure of Vera Cruz, Mexico, Quartermaster's Mate Second Class Bishop showed extraordinary skill in the line of his profession as a member of the combat troops put ashore from his ship the USS Florida. For bravery in actions a this operation, he was awarded his Medal of Honor on June 15, 1914. Remaining the US Navy, he retired a Commander and died at the age of 65 in San Diego, California. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Verna Josephine Carson Bishop (1912 - 1991)*
 
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Burial:
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
Plot: Section O, Site 4562
GPS (lat/lon): 32.41094, -117.14622
 
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Record added: Jun 03, 2000
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Charles Francis Bishop
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