GERALD EDGAR BISHOP

Born: 1898, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.
Death presumed: 28th March 1918; age 20; KiA.
Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 41427

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.
Formerly 6736, 26th T.R. Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

Grave Reference:
Bay 4.
Arras memorial,
Pas de Calais,
France.

CENSUS
 
1901   123, Eastgate, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Gerald was 2 years old and living with his widowed mother & siblings.
Anne M. Bishop, 41, born Edwardstone, Suffolk.
Cecil Harry Bishop, 16, born Bury St. Edmunds.
Harold Kenneth Bishop, 14, a Bookseller’s Errand Boy, born Bury St. Edmunds.
Ethel Annie Bishop, 12, born Bury St. Edmunds.
Violet Blanch Bishop, 9, born Bury St. Edmunds.
Christobel May Bishop, 6, born Bury St. Edmunds.
Reginald Herbert Bishop, 4, born Bury St. Edmunds.
Harry Sidney Bishop, 1, born Bury St. Edmunds.

1911   6, Bridewell Lane, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Gerald was 12 years old and living with his mother & siblings.
Anne, 52.
Beatrice Minnie Bishop, 27, a Domestic Servant, born Bury St. Edmunds.
Cecil, 26, a Stableman.
Harold, 24, a Carter.
Crissie, 17, a Domestic Servant.
Reginald, 14, a Shop Boy.
Blanche Bishop, 9, born Bury St. Edmunds.

Gerald’s father was Harry Bishop, born 1855, Great Barton, Suffolk, died 1900, Bury St. Edmunds. He was a Drayman.

 

Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion:

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