Frederick James BISHOP

BISHOP, Frederick James

Service Number: 1897
Enlisted: 21 June 1915, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Mundijong, Western Australia, 11 March 1894
Home Town: Queens Park, Canning, Western Australia
Schooling: Mundijong State School
Occupation: Farrier
Died: Killed in Action, Hamel Sector, Somme, France, 23 June 1918, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Heath Cemetery, Picardie
Plot 7, Row G, Grave 6, Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Canning Honor Roll, Cannington War Memorial, Mundijong Honour Roll, Mundijong School Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

21 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, 1897, 28th Infantry Battalion, Perth, Western Australia
2 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 1897, 28th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '16' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Anchises embarkation_ship_number: A68 public_note: ''
2 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 1897, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Fremantle
23 Jun 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, 1897, 32nd Infantry Battalion, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 1897 awm_unit: 32nd Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Sergeant awm_died_date: 1918-06-23

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Frederick James BISHOP was born on 11th March, 1894 in Mundijong, Western Australia

His parents were Albert BISHOP who came from Hampshire in England and Margaret CRONAN / CRONIN who came from Cork in Ireland


Frederick was involved in the local (Queens Park, W.A.) Fire Brigade, Football & Cricket clubs - well known in the district.

Brother of   1215 Sgt. Gordon Bishop (/explore/people/312383)  (who died of shell wound in France on 30 Aug 1918)