Walter Lewis BISHOP

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BISHOP, Walter Lewis

Service Number: 1177
Enlisted: 4 May 1915
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 3rd Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Port Pirie, SA, 10 September 1892
Home Town: Basket Range, Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Schooling: Basket Range Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Market Gardener
Died: Died of wounds, Boulougne , France, 23 September 1917, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery
Plot VIII, Row I, Grave No. 37
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial (South Australia), Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Basket Range Memorial WW1*, UraidlaHR1*, UraidlaM*
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World War 1 Service

4 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 1177, 9th Light Horse Regiment
21 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1177, 9th Light Horse Regiment, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '2' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Star of England embarkation_ship_number: A15 public_note: ''
2 Apr 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, 15th Field Artillery Brigade
27 Jan 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade
4 Jun 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 1177, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , Messines
20 Sep 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 1177, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , Menin Road, 2nd Occasion - evacuated. Listed in 3rd Fd Arty Bde War diary among 13 casualties including 1 KIA on 20 Sep 1917
23 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 1177, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , Menin Road

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Biography

Son of Arthur Wells BISHOP and Eva Dunstan nee CROSS