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BishopFrederickCaptainBISHOP, FREDERICK EDWARD, Captain, was born at Secunderabad, Deccan, 23 March 1872, son of Lieutenant Colonel F F R Bishop, Indian Staff Corps, and of Ellen, daughter of  Reverend E Symms, of Ringmer, Sussex.  He was educated privately, and was gazetted to the 3rd Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment in 1891, and was seconded for service under the Colonial Office, as Assistant Inspector, Gold Coast Constabulary, 29 May 1896.  He became Captain, 1st Battalion Gold Coast Regiment, West African Frontier Force, 1900; served in Ashanti, 1900; was left in command of the Fort of Kumasi when it was evacuated by the Garrison on the 23rd of June 1900, until it was relieved by Colonel Sir James Willcocks, KCMG, DSO on the 15th July.  Captain Bishop was slightly wounded, mentioned in Despatches 4 December 1900, and received the Medal and clasp.  He was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 15 January 1901]: "Frederick Bishop, Captain, 3rd Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  In recognition of services during the recent operations in Ashanti".  The Insignia were presented by the King 25 July 1901.  He was appointed Travelling Commissioner, Northern Territories, Gold Coast, 1906, and invalided from the Colonial Service in 1908.  He served in  European War from August 1914, till May 1917, with the 3rd and 9th Battalions Bedfordshire Regiment, and at the Depot, Middlesex Regiment Captain Bishop married, in 1909, Julia Ethel, daughter of Bromley Symons.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Bedfordshire Regiment
BishopFrederickSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls17th Battery, RFA
BishopFrederick George21289SergeantSource: QSA Medal Rolls62nd Company, 11th Btn, IY
BishopFrederick George2426PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls48th Company, 7th Btn, IY
BishopFrederick JohnCorporal Source: Nominal roll in WO127Gorringe's Flying Column
BishopFrederick John258 TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Kimberley Horse
BishopFrederick John258TrooperQSA (2)
Source: List of QSAs with the clasp Defence of Kimberley
Kimberley Light Horse
BishopGSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls14th Battery, RFA
BishopG3291SergeantQSA (2)
Source: List of QSAs with the clasp Elandslaagte
Manchester Regiment
BishopG2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
South Wales Borderers
BishopG5456Sergeant1st Battalion
Source: QSA roll
Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
BishopG4619PrivateQSA (4).
Source: QSA medal rolls
16th (The Queen's) Lancers
BishopG1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Manchester Regiment
BishopGSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls2nd Battery, RFA
BishopG2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Hampshire Regiment
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