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PFC Michael Richard Bishop

PFC Michael Richard Bishop

Birth
Napa, Napa County, California, USA
Death 16 Dec 1968 (aged 20)
Vietnam
Burial San Bruno, San Mateo County, California, USA
Plot Section T Site 1346
Memorial ID 15558046 · View Source
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United States Army Private First Class served with Company CRIP, 1st Platoon (Mechanized), 5th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division. He was killed in action from an explosive device in Hua Nghia, South Vietnam.
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At 1650 hours, the battalion CRIP unit requested a dust-off for two Bobcats wounded and two Bobcats killed. A jeep with the unit had detonated a mine on Highway 7A, just north of the junction of Highway 1.
Body was recovered
The other Bobcat KIA was Gary Wayne Gross from,Jackson Center, OH.
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Last Name: Bishop
First Name: Michael Richard
Age:
Nationality: U.S.
BirthDate: 1948-03-25
BirthYear: 1948
BirthPlace: NAPA California
Citizenship:
Town: NAPA
District: NAPA
Security Number: 18914075
Grade: PRIVATE FIRST CLASS
Military Service: DA [Department of the Army]
Place of Casualty:
Date of Casualty: 1968-12-16
State of Residence: California
County of Residence: NAPA
Type Of Casualty: Hostile - Killed
Race: Caucasian
Service Component: Regular (RA, USN, USAF, USMC, USCG)
Marital Status: Single (Spouse Not Listed)
Religion code: Other Religions (Hindu, Bhai, etc.)
Reason: Explosive Device (Grenade, Mine, Booby Trap, etc.)
Post humous Promotion: Not Posthumously Promoted
Tour date in South east Asia: 1970-01-01
BodyRecoveredOrNot: Body Recovered
Casualty Type: Ground Casualty


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  • Maintained by: Denis McDonough
  • Originally Created by: Robert
  • Added: 30 Aug 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15558046
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Michael Richard Bishop (25 Mar 1948–16 Dec 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15558046, citing Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo County, California, USA ; Maintained by Denis McDonough (contributor 47133064) .