Charles Leonard Bishop

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Charles Leonard Bishop
Personal Information
Date of Birth 19 Apr 1903
Place of Birth Greenough, Western Australia
Death 30 May 1987, aged 84
Age at Enlistment 38 years, 11 months
Description 5'2¾" (1.60m) tall ; 147lbs
66.678 kg
; fair complexion ; blue eyes ; light brown balding hair
Occupation Sanitary contractor
Religion Church of England
Address Seventh road, Armadale, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs Elizabeth Margaret Bishop
Military Information
Reg Number W67659
Date of Enlistment 22 Mar 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

During 1927 Charles married Elizabeth Margaret Johnson in Perth. Elizabeth died 17 Oct 1978 in Armadale, aged 72.

Electoral Roll entries: 1925 at Durlacher street, Geraldton, labourer; 1931 - 1943 at Seventh road, Armadale, labourer;

War Service

Enlisted at Armadale on 22 Mar 1942, and allocated to the 2nd VDC Battalion where he served for 2 years and 27 days before being discharged at his own request on 17 Apr 1944.

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1972 at Seventh road, Armadale, quarry worker; 1977 - 1980 at 9 Marian avenue, Armadale, retired


At enlistment gave a false date of birth (19 Apr 1908) Correct year of birth was 1903, and as he was baptised on 7 Jun 1903, it is probable that his dob was 19 Apr 1903.

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