D/8761 Sjt Reginald Frank Bishop MM. 6th Dragoon Guards

1896 Oct/Dec born Farnham

1911 census at Silver Street Thorverton Devon

1914 Feb 5. Enlists at Exeter aged 18 and 109 days. He was a baker when he enlisted. Father William of 146 Pinhoe Rd, Exeter. Brothers William and Herbert

1914 Sep 16. Landed in France

1919 Jan 24. MM gazetted D/8761 Cpl. (A./Sjt.) Bishop, R., 6th Dragoon Guards (Exeter).

1919 Jan 27. Returns to UK

1919 May 20. Back to France

1919 Sep 3. Back to UK

1920 May 6. Buried Bohermore Galway.

Sgt Reginald Bishop (8761) from Aldershot, father had served with the 6th Dragoons as Sgt-Major and his two brothers were in 6th Dragoons

"Died out of hospital at Galway on 6th May 1920 from the result of gunshot wound, face"

Inquest held 7th May says that he was accidently shot by a Private Thomas Porteous (inquest decides that Porteous was not to be blamed) of the 6th Dragoon Guards.

British soldiers died in Ireland