Charles Francis Bishop

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Charles Francis Bishop
Born (1888-08-02)August 2, 1888
San Diego, California
Died February 1, 1954(1954-02-01) (aged 65)
San Diego, California
Place of burial Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, California
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch United States Department of the Navy Seal.svg United States Navy
Rank Commander
Unit USS Florida
Battles/wars U.S. Occupation of Veracruz
Awards Medal of Honor

Charles Francis Bishop (August 2, 1888 – February 1, 1954) was a United States Navy sailor received the Medal of Honor for actions on board the USS Florida during the Veracruz Campaign.

Medal of Honor citation[edit]

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


On board the U.S.S. Florida for extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession during the seizure of Vera Cruz, Mexico, April 21, 1914.[1]

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  1. ^ "Charles Francis Bishop, Medal of Honor recipient". Mexican Campaign (Vera Cruz). United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. Retrieved 2007-12-11.