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William Harold BISHOP

Regimental number3473
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolLeichhardt Superior Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationRailway porter
AddressCasino, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, E Bishop, 'Strathurst', Fairy Hill, Casino, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded at Pozieres, died at Epsom Hospital, England.
FateDied of wounds 28 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, France
Date of death28 July 1916
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialEpsom Cemetery (Row K, Grave No. 83), Surrey, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin and Maud BISHOP, Strathurst Fairy Hill, Casino, New South Wales. Born at Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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