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Alfred Eric Bishoprick

1/4 portrait of either Alfred Eric Bishoprick, Reg No 23958 of the Auckland Infantry Battalion or his brother Charles Edward Bishoprick Reg No 23959 of the Auckland Infantry Battalion. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1916). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-B1462. No known copyright.

1/4 portrait of either Alfred Eric Bishoprick, Reg No 23958 of the Auckland Infantry Battalion or hi …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred Eric AWMM
  • Surname
    Bishoprick AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 23958 AWMM
    • WWII 470896 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Unknown address AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Unknown address AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Charles Bishoprick (father), Te Puke, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Charles Bishoprick (father), Te Puke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1918 - Military Medal
    British War & Victory Medals Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 September 2015 - Military Record & London Gazette 12 June 1918 p7017

Training and Enlistment

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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
    Other, WWI AWMM
    Nature of injury: G.S.W. Rt Thigh, with laceration of muscle Pension: 15/- Percent: [Not stated] Source: New Zealand. Army (c.1920). A further list of the names of ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland). AWMM
    • BISHOPRICK Alfred Eric
      23958. Private. 1st Battn Auckland Regiment
      Military Medal (MM)
      For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in the field. On 26th March 1918 northeast of Mailly Maillet. When attacking an enemy position in advance of Chalk Pit, Private Bishoprick rendered splendid assistance. He with two other men bombed and then rushed in, killing and capturing eight of the enemy. The sap was the followed down and made secure. Private Bishoprick was wounded very soon after. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 September 2015 - London Gazette 12 June 1918 p7017
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Death

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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      33: 5 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      41: 4 AWMM
    • A.U.C. roll of honour, 1914 - 1920. MSS & Archives E-2, Special Collections, University of Auckland Libraries and Learning Services. AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army (c.1920). A further list of the names of ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% : compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent war pensions; and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) discharged hospital patients; assessed as suffering permanent disability, and who are whilst in hospital, receiving full pensions. New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. AWMM

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22 September 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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