Bishop, Matthew (M.) Photo
Rank Cpl.
Service # 189487
Unit # 18th
Resident Chatham
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Private Matthew Bishop trained seven years with the Territorials in Scotland, and also severed one year and two months in the South African war.

Private Matthew Bishop transferred to the186th. Battalion, and after training at Camp Borden was promoted to Corporal which rank he retained until he went to France in August 1917, when he transferred to the 18th. Canadian Battalion.


Sources IODE, Chatham Daily Planet (14-09-1917), Chatham Daily News (16-05-1919), Chatham Daily News (19-05-1919), Chatham Daily Planet (31-05-1919)
Eye Colour Blue
Age 37
Complexion Fair
Hair Fair
Race White
Birthplace Edinburgh, Scotland
Religion Presbyterian
Last Place of Employment William Gray, Sons-Campbell Ltd.
Average Earnings $15.00 per week
Marital Status Married
Marriage Info July 22nd, 1905, Leith, Scotland.
When Enlisted November 1915
Where Enlisted Chatham, Ontario
Allowance from Patriotic Fund $25.00 per month
Next of Kin Wife- Mrs. Grace Bishop, Chatham, Ontario. Children- Jeanie, Annie, Catherine.

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