Private Jesse Gerald Bishop

Service number 3406
Birth Date 1898-02-11
Birth Place Australia: Western Australia, Green Hills
Death Date 1916-08-06
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 16th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private Jesse Gerald Bishop (3406, 16th Battalion) was born at Green Hills, Western Australia. He was working on the family farm when he enlisted in August 1915. Jesse was killed during the battle of Pozieres on 6 August 1916 and is commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France. His mother wrote that he was 17 years of age. Jesse’s brother, Driver Roy Bishop, served with 10 Australian Light Horse Regiment.



Date of birth 11 February 1898
Date of embarkation 01 November 1915
Date of death 06 August 1916