Samuel Richard BISHOP

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BISHOP, Samuel Richard

Service Numbers: 768, 814
Enlisted: 20 September 1914, Helena Vale, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Maryborough, Victoria, 1870
Home Town: Maryborough, Central Goldfields, Victoria
Schooling: Maryborough Public School
Occupation: Coach builder
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 10 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

20 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 768, Helena Vale, Western Australia
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 768, 16th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 768, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 814, 16th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
10 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 814, 16th Infantry Battalion, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

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4506 Pte. Albert John Hancock (/explore/people/351424), 57th Infantry Battalion, Killed in action, Belgium 14 Oct 1917

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