Wednesday, June 29, 2016

TSGT Ernest W Bishop

TSGT Ernest W Bishop was born 23 Sep 1916 to Robert Lee and Queen Victoria (Robertson) Bishop of Albemarle County, Virginia.  This family of 14 was supported by the family farm.

Ernest entered the service 15 Nov 1940.  Assigned to K Company 116th Infantry he participated in the assault on Omaha Beach on D-Day.  He was killed in action on 29 Jun 1944 (D+23). 

His body was returned in 1948 and TSGT Bishop is buried in Monticello Memorial Park in Charlottesville, Virginia. 

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