Rank Insignia Previous Honoree ID Next Honoree ID

honoree image
First Name: Charles

Last Name: Bishop

Birthplace: San Diego, CA, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Navy (present)


Home of Record: PA
Middle Name: Francis

Date of Birth: 02 August 1888

Date of Death: 01 February 1954

Rank or Rate: Commander

Years Served:
Charles Francis Bishop

•  Occupation of Veracruz (1914)


Charles Francis Bishop

Commander, U.S. Navy

Medal of Honor Recipient

Occupation of Veracruz

Commander Charles Francis Bishop (2 August 1888 - 1 February 1954) was a U.S. Navy sailor who received the U.S. military's highest award for valor, the Medal of Honor, for his heroic actions during the Occupation of Veracruz.

Medal of Honor

Rank and organization: Quartermaster Second Class, U.S. Navy

Citation: On board the USS Florida for extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession during the seizure of Veracruz, Mexico, 21 April 1914.

Death and Burial

Commander Charles Francis Bishop died on 1 February 1954. He is buried at

Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in San Diego, CA, in Section O, Site 4562.

Honoree ID: 1981   Created by: MHOH




Honoree Photos

honoree imagehonoree imagehonoree image

honoree imagehonoree image

honoree image