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James Richard BISHOP

Regimental number617
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolSpotswood State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGlass bottle blower
Address'Prophet' Bourke Street, Zetland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Cornelius Bishop, 69 Hope Street, Spotswood, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Date of death29 September 1917
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialAeroplane Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 5), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Cornelius and Bertha BISHOP, Hope Street, Spotswood, Victoria

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