Name: Gunner Langham Bishop 60578
Date of Birth: 1894
Address: Cropston Road, Anstey
Parents Names: Robert Bishop (Shoe Riveter) and Harriet
Occupation before the war: A Boot Pressman
Florence b 1887 | John Thomas 1892 | William b1889 | Harriet b1897 | Robert b 1891 | Elizabeth Ann b 1901 | Walter Leaton b 1905
Date Died: 7.5.1917
Place of Death: Fampoux, France
Place of Burial/Memorial:
Level Crossing Cemetery, Fampoux, France
Cause of death: Killed in Action
221st Siege Battery
Royal Garrison Artillery
British War Medal
Any other information (e.g. Service Record/ appearance etc)
- His older brother John also fell in action.
- His MM was listed in the London Gazette #29731, dated 1st September 1916.
- 60578 Gunner L. Bishop, R.G.A.
- Attested Leicester 25-10-1915
- Signed on at Fort Burgoyne, Dover 29-10-1915.
- Went to France 9-2-1916 and sent to 30th Siege Battery, with whom he won the MM.
- Transferred to 221st SB exactly one week before being killed.