John Henry BISHOP

Regimental number2787
Place of birthBrunswick, Victoria
SchoolBrunswick State School No 1213, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address88 Barkly Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, G Bishop, 88 Barkly Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 10 September 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2787A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)
Date of death25 July 1916
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot I, Row O, Grave No. 22), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and mary Ann BISHOP, 16 Seymour Avenue, East Caulfield, Victoria. Native of Brunswick, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 96 Sergeant Roy William BISHOP, 21st Bn, returned to Australia.