We remember William Avery Bishop

We remember William Avery Bishop

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Timeline

Timeline

1894
birth Owen Sound, Ontario Canada Source:7550622 Source:7608365 8th February 1894
1911
education Royal Military College Kingston Canada Source:7550622 August 1911 - August 1914
1915
dates Age 20 Source:7608365 30th March 1915
1915
enlistment London, Ontario Canada Source:7608365 30th March 1915
1917
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:7610214 11th August 1917
1956
dates Age 62 Source:7610224 11th September 1956
1956
death Palm Beach, Florida United States Source:7550622 11th September 1956
awards Criox de Chevalier Other War Service Award Source:7550622
awards Croix de Guerre Other War Service Award Source:7550622
awards Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) British Award/Decoration Source:7550622
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:7550622
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:7550622
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:7550622
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Temporary Major Source:7550622

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Avery
Initials WA
Last Name Bishop
Source 7550622
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSubRankSource
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Temporary Major
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Criox de Chevalier Other War Service Award
Croix de Guerre Other War Service Award
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fair Blue Light Brown
DateHeightSource
1915-03-30 5'6"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915-03-30 Presbyterian - inc Church of Scotland

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Official Records

TitleConnected by 
Canadian Expeditonary Force attestations 1914-1918 Transcription Charlotte33
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Charlotte33
British RAF Officers 1912-1920

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected by 
Victoria Cross citation, the London Gazette Charlotte33

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We remember William Avery Bishop