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Samuel BISHOP

Regimental number1117
Place of birthSt Anne's, London, England
SchoolWestminster Jews' School, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, A Bishop, 19 Bateman Street, Westminster, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1187
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 August 1918
Place of death or woundingDoaurs, France
Date of death28 August 1916
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
43
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Kate BISHOP, 43 Westbourne Grove, Paddington, London

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