We remember William Avery Bishop,

We remember William Avery Bishop,

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Timeline

Timeline

1894
birth Owen Sound, Ontario Canada Source:5627933 Source:6175348 8th February 1894
1914
education Royal Military College Canada Source:8491077 1914
1914
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Lieutenant Canadian Expeditionary Force Source:6175348 30th September 1914
1914
dates Age 20 Source:6175348 30th September 1914
1915
enlistment London, Ontaria Canada Source:5627933 30th March 1915
1915
dates Age 20 Source:5627933 30th March 1915
1915
appointments attached to R.F.C. as Observer and Lieutenant Source:5627933 1st September 1915
1915
appointments Lieutenant Canadian Cavalry Source:6175348 1915
1916
appointments Flying Officer and Lieutenant R.F.C. Source:5627933 8th December 1916
1917
appointments Flight Commander and Captain R.F.C Source:5627933 30th March 1917
1917
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:6175348 26th May 1917
1917
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:6175348 18th June 1917
1917
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:6996227 10th August 1917
1917
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:6175348 25th September 1917
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:6175348 11th December 1917
1918
appointments Squadron Commander and Major R.A.F. Source:5627933 April 1918
1918
appointments Lieutenant Colonel R.A.F. Source:5627933 5th August 1918
1918
awards Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) British Award/Decoration Source:8495115 7th August 1918
1919
appointments Lieutenant Colonel of the Canadian Cavalry Source:5627933 September 1919
1923
children William Arthur Christian Avery Bishop Source:9477084 13th June 1923
1923
employment Company Director literal Stanmore Source:6175348 19th July 1923
1926
children Margaret Marise Bishop Source:9477085 15th February 1926
1956
death Not War Related in his sleep Palm Beach, Florida United States Source:8491075 11th September 1956
marriage Margaret Eaton Burden Source:6175348
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Squadron Commander and Major Royal Air Force Source:8491075
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Captain Royal Flying Corps Source:5627933

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Avery
Initials WA
Last Name Bishop,
Source 8491077
First Names William Avery
Initials WA
Last Name Bishop
Source 5627933
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
SS Caledonia, destination of Plymouth, Devon, England United Kingdom military residence address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSubRankSource
Canadian Expeditionary Force Canadian Expeditionary Force Lieutenant
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force Squadron Commander and Major
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Flying Corps Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
William Arthur Christian Avery Bishop son 1923-06-13
Margaret Marise Bishop daughter 1926-02-15
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
William Avery Bishop father
Margaret Bishop mother
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret Eaton Burden wife -
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fair Blue Light Brown
DateHeightSource
1915-03-30 5'6"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915-03-30 Presbyterian - inc Church of Scotland

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

TitleConnected by 
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Keith1947
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Keith1947
British Royal Air Force, Officers' Service Records 1912-1920 Transcription Selena49658
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Selena49658
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Guy74824
Canadian Attestation Papers

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected by 
Victoria Cross citation, the London Gazette Charlotte33
Citation for Distinguished Flying Cross Trevor65535
Signed photo at auction Chris2090
Profile on Wikipedia. Trevor321
London Gazette Keith1947
History channel website Selena49658
Personnel Record in PDF format Marc27972
Another signed article at auction 15.3.2017 Chris2090

Multimedia

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William Avery Bishop Myko59
Capt. Bishop, V.C. (Canadian) R.F.C. Marc27972
William "Billy" Bishop in a Nieuport Aircraft, Eng Marc27972
Signed Newspaper article at auction Chris2090
Ranks of the R.F.C. Keith1947

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