Alan Stephen BISHOP

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BISHOP, Alan Stephen

Service Number: 1921
Enlisted: 14 January 1915
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 60th Infantry Battalion
Born: Middle Brighton, Victoria, Australia, 23 July 1895
Home Town: Brighton, Bayside, Victoria
Schooling: Brighton Grammar School; Scotch College, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Just left School
Died: Died of wounds sustained in France, 3rd Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, England., United Kingdom, 9 December 1916, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Sheffield (Burngreave) Cemetery, England
JJ. "C." 3655.,
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

14 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 8th Infantry Battalion
17 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1921, 8th Infantry Battalion
17 Apr 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1921, 8th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
9 Dec 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 1921, 60th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

60th Bn.Australian Infantry, A.I.F.

He was 21 and the son of John and Jemima Gibson Bishop, of 27 Carpenter Street, Middle Brighton, Victoria.

Deaths Dec 1916   Bishop Alan S 21 Ecclesall B 9c 528

He enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 14 January 1915 and embarked from Melbourne for active service abroad on 17 April 1915 per HMAT "Hororata".