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Selwyn Teignmouth BISHOP

Regimental number15421
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Archdeacon George Nickells, Bishop, Kyneton, Victoria
Enlistment date29 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameSeptember 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Company Engineers
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 13 June 1916. Taken on strength, 17th Bn, 6 February 1917. Mortally wounded, 26 September 1917.
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Age at death22
Date of death2 December 1980
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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