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John Joseph Bishop

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Portrait of Private (later 2nd Lt) John Joseph Bishop, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 1 / F584. Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Bishop AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jack AWMM
  • Service number
    23294 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 July 1893 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 15 December 1915 AWMM Kaitaia, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J.J. Bishop (mother), Titirangi, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 27 May 1916 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 15 December 1915 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    School teacher/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 10 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      11.7 pounds AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Grey AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Light brown AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Influenza 19 January 1917, rejoined unit 30 January 1917 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Influenza 13 February 1917, rejoined unit 25 January 1917 AWMM
    • 12 October 1917 AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Joseph Bishop was the son of John Joseph and Emily Bishop, of "Dunvegan," Titirangi, Auckland, New Zealand.

    Attested 11 December 1915

    Relinquishes Acting Sergeant 27 July 1916

    Acting Corporal 28 July 1916

    Temporary Corporal 7 August 1916

    Relinquished T/Corporal 3 October 1916

    Appointed Lance Corporal 19 January 1917

    Nominated by G.O.C. for training in Officer Cadet Units for N.Z.E.F. Commissions.

    2nd Lieutenant 24 May 1917

    Two sons, brothers were killed in WW1 William (Willie) Norman Clarke Bishop (54813) and John (Jack) Joseph Bishop (23294).

    Attended Auckland Grammar School.

    Devonport connection not verified

    Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland). AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Second Term, 1918. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM

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Sources

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