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Killed In Action, Missing In Action, & Died In Service
Michael Richard Bishop
PFC Bishop died in Hua Nghia, South Vietnam on 12/16/1968 during the Vietnam War as a member of HQ - CRIP . The soldier's injury type or status was recorded as 'Other Explosive Device'. Bishop originated from Napa, California .
On December 16, 1968, at 1100 hours, Company B was operating one kilometer north of the junction of Highways 1 and 7A, when they received small arms fire. One Bobcat was wounded. Fire was returned with unknown results. At 1650 hours, the battalion CRIP unit requested a dust-off for two Bobcats wounded and two Bobcats killed. A jeep with the unit had detonated a mine on Highway 7A, just north of the junction of Highway 1.