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Albert Edward BISHOP

Regimental number2459
Place of birthRoyston, Hertfordshire, England
SchoolCounty School, Hertfordshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia25
ReligionChurch of England
Address116 Gatehouse Street, Parkville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, John Bishop, Roylston, Herts, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death12 November 1916
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground (Plot IX, Row C, Grave No. 4), Grass Lane, Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Caroline BISHOP, High Street, Royston, Herts, England

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