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Edwin James BISHOP

Regimental number4747
Place of birthSussex, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address27 Holborrow Street, Croydon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFriend, Miss A H Vaughan, Orlando, Everton Road, Strathfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozi?res, France
Date of death3 August 1916
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialCroix-du-Bac British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 6), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Native of Sussex, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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