S2 Elbert L Bishop

S2 Elbert L Bishop

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Death 26 Dec 1943
Memorial Site* Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

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Memorial ID 56751094 · View Source
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Husband of Josephine Marie Bishop.

Elbert served as a Seaman, Second Class, U.S.S. Brownson (DD-518), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Buffalo, Erie County, New York prior to the war.

Elbert was declared "Missing In Action" when the Brownson was hit by two bombs from a Japanese dive bomber near New Britain Island in the Pacific during the war. He was awarded a Purple Heart.

Service # 8084507

( Bio. by Russ Pickett )

Gravesite Details Entered the service from New York.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56751094
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for S2 Elbert L Bishop (unknown–26 Dec 1943), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56751094, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by War Graves (contributor 6) .