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Private Henry Godfrey Bish 

Private Henry Godfrey Bish

Male 1887 - 1916

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  • Prefix  Private 
    Birth  28 Nov 1887  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Military  1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    WW1, 52nd Regiment, Service #440446 
    Military  1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    WW1, Private, 53rd Battalion / 14th Battalion 
    Military  7 Apr 1915  [2, 5
    WW1 
    • Bish, Henry Godfrey Private. Enlisted April 7, 1915 with the 53rd Infantry Battalion. Transferred to Machine Gun Battery, 14th Battalion, Royal Montreal Regiment. Methodist. Born November 28, 1888 at Waterloo and educated at Waterloo Central School and at Kitchener Business College. Father, Mr. William Bish, lives on Herbert St., Waterloo, Ontario. He was killed in action Sept. 26, 1916, during a successful attack on Regina Trench. He served one year and five months in France and Belgium. Herbert Starnaman, 54 Braun St., Kitchener.

      Bish, Henry Godfrey: Grace Schmidt Room Digital Collection. (2016). Vitacollections.ca. Retrieved 10 May 2016, from http://vitacollections.ca/kpl-gsr/2824696/data?n=1
    Residence  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-44107P 
    Died  26 Sep 1916  , France Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Buried  Courcelette British Cemetery, Courcelette, , Picardie, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I44107  Generations
    Last Modified  30 Apr 2017 

    Father  William Bish,   b. 7 Dec 1845, , Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Mary Noble,   b. 22 Sep 1853, Esquesing, Halton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F11491  Group Sheet

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    Henry Godfrey Bish
    Henry Godfrey Bish

  • Sources 
    1. [S135] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1901, Waterloo (Town/Ville) D-6 Page 2.

    2. [S2231] Military - Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One.
      Bish, Henry Godfrey Private. Enlisted April 7, 1915 with the 53rd Infantry Battalion. Transferred to Machine Gun Battery, 14th Battalion, Royal Montreal Regiment. Methodist. Born November 28, 1888 at Waterloo and educated at Waterloo Central School and at Kitchener Business College. Father, Mr. William Bish, lives on Herbert St., Waterloo, Ontario. He was killed in action Sept. 26, 1916, during a successful attack on Regina Trench. He served one year and five months in France and Belgium. Herbert Starnaman, 54 Braun St., Kitchener.

    3. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.

    4. [S1890] Military - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Public Library WW1 Soldiers Card Index Soldier Information Cards - World War One.

    5. [S2443] Military - Canada, War Graves Registers (Circumstances of Casualty).
      Henry Godfry Bish Death Date: 26 Sep 1916 Rank: Private Unit: 14th Battalion Service number: 440446 Cemetery: Courcelette British Cemetery

      Killed in Action.

    6. [S1891] Military - Peace Souvenir - Activities of Waterloo County in the Great War 1914-1918.
      BISH, HENRY G., Private, Waterloo, Enlisted, 6-4-15, 53rd., Transferred to, 14th., R.M.R., Killed in Action 26-9-16.

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 28 Nov 1887 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Sep 1916 - , France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Courcelette British Cemetery, Courcelette, , Picardie, France Link to Google Earth
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