Frederick James BISHOP

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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
Plot 7, Row G, Grave 6
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Cannington War Memorial, Mundijong Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

21 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Perth, Western Australia
2 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1897, 28th Infantry Battalion
2 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1897, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Fremantle
23 Jun 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 1897, 32nd Infantry Battalion

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Biography

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

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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)

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