No image available

Raymond C. Bishop


6th Field Artillery Brigade

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Military Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Angustifolia Oxycarpa
  • Planted By: Miss N. Berryman
  • Plaque: 564

Additional Info

Share Your Story

Do you know more? You can share your personal stories and photos on the ANZAC Centenary website.


Born in Ballart, Victoria and a Junior Engineer by trade, Raymond Carnegie Bishop was 20 years and single when enlisted on the 30th of August 1915 in the Field Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 16, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Gunner, Number 7980. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 'Persic' on the 22nd of November 1915 and was listed as returned to Australia on the 15th of May 1919. Recommendations (Medals and Awards) Military Medal Recommendation date: 23rd of June 1917. Other details from Roll of Honour Circular Awarded the Military Medal. Family/military connections Brother: 6227 Private Gordon George Hauser Bishop, 8th Battalion, killed in action, Passchendaele, Belgium on the 20th September 1917. War service: Egypt, Western Front Was wounded in the back by shrapnel whilst serving in France. He was also gassed, but refused hospital treatment in England to go and look for his younger brother's unit (Gordon Hauser Bishop), only to find that he had been killed in his first direct contact with the enemy. Tree No.564

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour