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Regimental number274
Place of birthCaboolture Queensland
SchoolLinville State School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressLinville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, George Bishop Snr, Linville, Queensland
Enlistment date8 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name42nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was sworn in as a Special Constable in Brisbane in 1912, and subsequently joined the Queensland Constabulary, serving in Townsville. He then left to manage his father's property in West Queensland, and afterwards left that to enlist.
FateKilled in Action 14 February 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Date of death14 February 1917
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCite Bonjeane Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 31)., Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Anna BISHOP, Linville, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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