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Forename(s): Charles George Gordon
Place of Birth: Nelson, Lancashire
Service No: 105084
Regiment / Corps / Service: Canadian Infantry
Battalion / Unit: 52nd Battalion (New Ontario)
Division: 3rd Canadian Division
Date of Death: 1916-07-09
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: I. O. 33.
CWGC Cemetery: MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: EARBY, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: KELBROOK, YORKSHIRE
Charles George Gordon Bishop (born 9 March 1885) was the son of William and Sarah Bishop, née Swann. William was born at Soham, Cambridgeshire and Sarah at Caton, Lancashire.
1891 Nelson, Lancashire Census: 7, Wycliffe Street - Charles G.G. Bishop, aged 6 years, born Nelson, son of William and Sarah Bishop.
1901 Kelbrook, Yorkshire Census: Sycamore Cottage - Charles G.G. Bishop, aged 16 years, born Nelson, Lancashire, son of William and Sarah Bishop.
‘Earby in the First World War’ by Stephanie Carter, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2014).
‘Our Finest Crop’ by Steven Marshall, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2020).
Canadian service records: http://www.baclac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
BISHOP, Chas., G. Gordon, [Kelbrook], aged 31, Canadian Regiment (Grenade Platoon), killed in action Aug. 9, 1916.
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Private Charles George Gordon BISHOP
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Canadian Infantry
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 3rd Canadian Division
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