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Oliver Whiting Bishop

Private First Class, Army

Born: May 6, 1924
Hometown: Richmond City, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: December 23, 1944
Died In: Belgium

PFC Bishop served with the 290th Infantry Regiment, 75th Infantry Division. He was originally listed as Missing In Action in Malines, Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School and attended Georgia Tech for one year where he was a member of the ROTC program.

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