|Place of birth||Bairnsdale, Victoria|
|School||St Mary's School, Bairnsdale, Victoria|
|Address||Wood Street, Bairnsdale, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Father, T. Bishop, Riverbank, Bairnsdale, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years in the 48th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||8th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/25/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)|
|Date of death|
|Age at death||19.7|
|Age at death from cemetery records||20|
|Place of burial||Aubers Ridge British Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 17), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Thomas and Martha BISHOP, Bairnsdale, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Admitted to No 1 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 31 January 1916 (gastritis); transferred to Montazah Convalescent Hospital, Montazah, 11 February 1916; discharged, 13 March 1916 (Class A); marched out Overseas' Base, 15 March 1916; rejoined 2nd Training Bn, Zeitoun, 23 March 1916.
Taken on strength of 59th Bn, Ferry Post, from 2nd Training Bn, 5 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Note on B.103, 'presumed to be buried in No Man's Land approx at 5J9043 to 5K0251 Sheet Hazebrouck 5a'.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BISHOP Thomas Charles|