Bishop, George

BORN HULL 1878. SON OF A. JAMES & MARY BISHOP , 39 NEW KINGS STREET, HULL. ONE OF FIVE CHILDREN. SON OF A POLICE CONSTABLE. HE MARRIED IN 1902. HIS WIFE KATHLEEN (KATE) ELIZABETH SPICER AND THEIR SON WALTER JAMES BISHOP (1903-1979), LIVED AT 29 ABERDEEN STREET, HULL, (CWGC ADDRESS). A TRAM MOTOR MAN AND EX BLUNDELL’S WORKER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS A GUNNER, WITH THE ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY. DIED OF ACUTE BRONCHITIS BROUGHT ON BY ACTIVE SERVICE, AT FOVANT, ON 16/11/1915, AGED 38. BURIED SALISBURY, WILTSHIRE. HIS GRAVE INSCRIPTION, READS, “THY WILL BE DONE”
HE WAS BROTHER TO ADA GRAY, ARTHUR, MARY, WILL & MABEL.

HIS YOUNGER BROTHER, PRIVATE, ARTHUR EDWARD BISHOP, 10272, 1ST EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT, WAS KILLED ON 13/02/1916, AGED 31.


First name:
GEORGE
Military Number:
13960
Rank:
Gunner
Date Died
16/11/1915
Place died:
Hedon Road Cemetery, Hull, UK
Age:
38
29 , ABERDEEN STREET, HOLDERNESS ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
Place Buried