Viva A. Bishop

NAME
Viva Arvil Bishop
NICKNAME
MCSN
272972
HOME OF RECORD
Lone Oak, TX
NEXT OF KIN
Grandmother, Mrs. Agatha Bishop
DATE OF BIRTH
~1921
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
July 6, 1939
DATE OF LOSS
March 1, 1942
REGION
Java Sea
CAMPAIGN / AREA
Indonesia / Sunda Strait
CASUALTY TYPE
MIA (Declared Dead)
UNIT
Marine Detachment,
USS Houston
DUTY
CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
Corporal Bishop was last known to be aboard the USS Houston when she was sunk during theĀ Battle of Sunda Strait.
He was declared deadĀ on 19 December, 1945
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK
Corporal
STATUS OF REMAINS
Not recovered.
MEMORIALS
Manila American Cemetery

Biography:
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Articles and Records:

The Daily News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, TX) 23 March 1942.

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