ERIC HORATIO BISHOP

Born: 1898, Ipswich.
Died: 6th February 1915; age 17; Died of Dysentery – No. 13 General Hospital, Boulogne.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 2016

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st/4th Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.

Grave Reference:
III.B.89.
Boulogne Eastern Cemetery,
Pas de Calais,
France.

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William & Matilda Bishop, of 55, Alan Road, Ipswich.

CENSUS

1901   55, Alan Road, Ipswich.

Eric was 3 years old and living with his parents & brothers.
William Bishop, 33, a Boilermaker, born Ipswich.
Matilda Emily Bishop (nee Graystone), 33, born Chelmondiston, Suffolk.
Stanley William G. Bishop, 12, born Ipswich.
Albert Victor Bishop, 6, born Ipswich.

1911   55, Alan Road, Ipswich.

Eric was 13 years old, an Office Lad. He was living with his parents & siblings.
William, 43, a Riveter.
Matilda, 43.
Stanley, 22, an Engineer.
Victor, 16, an Apprentice Engineer.
Ruby Vera N. Bishop, 3, born Ipswich.

Eric is also remembered on the Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ipswich.

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