Bishop, Orvell Edward

Rank Ordinary Seaman, Acting Petty Officer
Service # V44589
Unit # RCNVR
Resident Dresden
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Born 30/06/1911, the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Bishop (nee Margaret Thomas) of Sydenham St., Dresden, ON., brother of Albert Earl and Lou.

Orvell enlisted in July of 1942 at HMCS Hunter in Windsor, ON. with the RCNVR. John trained at HMCS Cornwallis in Halifax, NS.  In January 1944 Orvell was stationed at HMCS Glemora, Halifax, NS. WN 27/01/44.  He served in the North Atlantic, starting as a Ordinary Seaman sailing out of St. John’s Newfoundland, he served as a plumber on corvettes reaching the rank of PO 4th class when he was discharged in September of 1945 with the rank of Petty Officer 4th Class. He received the Atlantic Star.

After the war Orvell served as the President of RCL Branch 113 in Dresden, ON.in 1946{(P) Dresden}. He was living at R. R. #3 Chatham, ON.

Information from Mrs. O. E. Bishop and Mrs. Sonya Gall.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Awards C.V.S.M., Atlantic Star
Supplemental Information Born 30/06/1911, the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Bishop (nee Margaret Thomas) of Sydenham St., Dresden, ON., brother of Albert Earl and Lou.
Age 31
Birthplace Born- June 30th, 1911
When Enlisted August 8th, 1942
Next of Kin Parents- Mr. & Mrs. George Bishop

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