Edwin James BISHOP

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BISHOP, Edwin James

Service Number: 4747
Enlisted: 29 November 1915, Place of enlistment - Casula, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 56th Infantry Battalion
Born: Aldershot, Hampshire England, 1886
Home Town: Croydon, Ashfield, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Brickyard Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, Pozieres, France, 3 August 1916
Cemetery: Croix-du-Bac British Cemetery, Steenwerck
Plot I, Row A, Grave 6 Headstone Inscripton "A TRUE AND NOBLE FRIEND"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

29 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4747, 4th Infantry Battalion, Place of enlistment - Casula, New South Wales
8 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4747, 4th Infantry Battalion, Embarked on HMAT 'A15' Star of England from Sydney on 8th March 1916.
3 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4747, 56th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

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