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 Charles Francis Bishop

Charles Francis Bishop

Birth
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 1 Feb 1954 (aged 65)
San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
Burial San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
Plot Section O, Site 4562
Memorial ID 9731 · View Source
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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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  • Added: 3 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9731
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Francis Bishop (2 Aug 1888–1 Feb 1954), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9731, citing Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .