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Walter henry Bishop b,1889
Elizabeth ann Cole who married 1887 William henry Bishop,
myrtle's sister Daisy married williams 1st cousen- Reginald son of john Bishop
William and John were brothers. Their parents were Walter Bishop and Margaret Hall and they had nine children.

Walter and his parents...Daniel and Louisa Bishop were settlers to New Plymouth and came out in 1842 from Dorset, England on the vessel 'Timandra'.
Ivy       Walter  Herbert  Olive   Frederick  Louisa  Arthur Elsie  Roy    Cecil  Clarence
Gertrude  henry   claude   louisa  william    evelyn  John   may    victor ronald edward
1887      1889    1890     1892    1894       1896    1898   1901   1902   1904    1906

Full Name Walter Henry Bishop 
Forename(s) Walter Henry 
Surname Bishop 
War World War I, 1914-1918 
Serial No. 50722 
First Known Rank Trooper 
Occupation before Enlistment Farmer 
Next of Kin Mrs Elizabeth Bishop (mother), Bell Block, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand 
Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force 
Embarkation Unit 33rd Reinforcements Mounted Rifles Brigade 
Embarkation Date 13 November 1917 
Place of Embarkation Wellington, New Zealand 
Transport HMNZT 98 
Vessel Tofua 
Destination Suez, Egypt 
Nominal Roll Number 74 
Page on Nominal Roll 12 
Archives NZ source Military personnel file
Other military personnel file
Sources Used Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918 

Myrtle died 1955
Walter died 1957

In Memory
Beloved wife of
Walter henry Bishop
died 1st Nov 1955 Aged 59 years
Also her beloved husband
died 29 Sept. 1957 aged 68 years
At Rest

Rip Bishop

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