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Alan Stephen BISHOP

Regimental number1921
Place of birthMiddle Brighton, Victoria
SchoolBrighton Grammar School; Scotch College, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLeft schoo
Address27 Carpenter Street, Middle Brighton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs J G Bishop, 27 Carpenter Street, Middle Brighton, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as a Corporal, Melbourne University Rifles, Victoria.
Enlistment date14 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 December 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)
Date of death9 December 1916
Age at death21
Place of burialSheffield Cemetery (Row JJ, Grave No. 3655), Yorkshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and J.G. BISHOP, Brighton, Victoria, Australia

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