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Pennsylvania WWII Veterans Bonus application submitted by Roland Bishop on19 January 1950.

Roland enlisted in the Army at Fort George G. Meade, MD on 18 May 1942.

Following jump school Pvt Bishop was shipped overseas on 11 February 1944.  Initially assigned to Service Company, 508th PIR Pfc Bishop was transferred to Company D on 2 March 1944.

He was wounded in action in France on 4 July 1944 and evacuated to a field hospital.  On 10 October 1944 he was dropped from 508th rolls and transferred to he Detachment of Patients for whatever hospital he was convalescing in.  By 17 September 1944 he arrived in the U.S. and was hospitalized for further treatment.

Roland was discharged from the Army on 16 March 1946 at Newton D. Baker General Hospital, Martinsburg, WV

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