Charles Leonard Bishop
From Our Contribution
|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|
5'2¾" (1.60m) tall ; 147lbs|
66.678 kg; fair complexion ; blue eyes ; light brown balding hair
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Seventh road, Armadale, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Wife , Mrs Elizabeth Margaret Bishop|
|Date of Enlistment||22 Mar 1942|
|Unit/Formation||2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
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;
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.
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.