Bishop, Charles Francis, CDR

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Commander
Last Primary NEC
612X-Limited Duty Officer - Operations - Surface
Last Rating/NEC Group
Limited Duty Officer
Primary Unit
1913-1915, QM-0000, USS Florida (BB-30)
Service Years
1906 - 1926
Commander
Commander

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1888
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Pittsburgh
Last Address
San Diego, California

Date of Passing
Feb 01, 1954
 
Location of Interment
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery - San Diego, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Last Known Activity

Rank and organization: Quartermaster Second Class, U.S. Navy. Born: 2 August 1898, Pittsburgh, Pa. Accredited to: Pennsylvania. G.O. No.: 101, 15 June 1914.

Citation:

On board the U.S.S. Florida for extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession during the seizure of Vera Cruz, Mexico, 21 April 1914.

   
Other Comments:

Charles was awarded the Medal of Honor in June 1915. He remained in the Navy and rose to the rank of commander.
   
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 Duty Stations
US Navy
  1913-1915, QM-0000, USS Florida (BB-30)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1914-1914 US Occupation of Veracruz
  1917-1918 World War I
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