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Edwin Raymond BISHOP

Regimental number3012
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
SchoolCrown St Superior Public School, Sydney, NSW
OccupationBoot operator
AddressStrabane Doncaster Avenue, Kensington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Bishop, Strabane Doncaster Avenue, Kensington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozi?res, France
Date of death28 July 1916
Age at death18.5
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 40), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin and Ada Eliza BISHOP, 167 Military Road, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Brisbane, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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