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Lloyd Allan BISHOP

Regimental number249
Place of birthNorwood, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBasket Range, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 4.75"
Weight149 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eva Bishop, Basket Range, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Discharge date17 October 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 235 Sergeant Alfred Norman BISHOP, 43rd Bn, killed in action, Hill 40, Zonnebeke, Ypres, Belgium, 4 October 1917; 1177 Gunner Walter Lewis BISHOP, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, Messines Ridge, Belgium, 23 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 March 1952

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