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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave Morlancourt British Cemetery, Somme France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
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Nottingham
He was the son of William and Susan Bishop and the brother of Emma, Harry, Sarah, Florence, George, Ethel and Arthur Bishop. In 1911 they lived at 86 Waterway Street Meadows Nottingham. William and Susan later moved to 45 Cremorne Street Meadows Nottingham.
He was an errand boy in 1911.
08 Aug 1918
18
570873 - CWGC Website
41559
45 Cremone Street, Meadows, Nottingham
Private
7th Bn Norfolk Regiment
Pte. Bishop was called up and following training he was drafted to France. He was killed in action on 08/08/1918 during the the final "Hundred Days" advance at Morlancourt, south of Albert. He was buried at Morlancourt British Cemetery No. 2.
Death notices published 26th August 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “BISHOP. – Killed in action August 8th, Pte. F. Bishop, Norfolks, aged 18 years 9 months, the beloved son of Mr. and Mrs. Bishop, 138 Queen's-walk. Deeply mourned. – Mother, father, sisters, and brothers (Harry in France). “BISHOP. – Killed in action August 9th, Pte. F. Bishop, Norfolks. Duty nobly done. – Brother Jack, wife, and Leonard. “BISHOP. – Killed in action August 8th, Pte. Frank Bishop. Duty nobly done. – Sorrowing sister Nellie and Walter. “BISHOP. – Killed in action August 8th, 1918, Pte. Frank Amos Bishop, Norfolks, in his 19th year. His heart was good, his spirit brave, he now lies in a hero's grave. – From his sorrowing sister and brother, Emma and Edgar.” Above death notices are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave Morlancourt British Cemetery, Somme France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Frank Amos Bishop - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave Morlancourt British Cemetery, Somme France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle