BISHOP, Arthur

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
40RM Commando
Police Service: 
Buckinghamshire Constabulary
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Number: 
PO/X 114618
Born: 
Tuesday, September 26, 1916
Birthplace: 
Tonypandy, Glamorgan
Died : 
Saturday, July 17, 1943
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
26
Marine Arthur Bishop died during operations in Sicily whilst aboard the HMS Queen Emma during an enemy air attack on the vessel. 

He was a serving Police Officer in the Buckinghamshire Constabulary who had volunteered for the Commandos and is amongst those commemorated on the WW2 Roll of Honour located at Thames Valley Police Headquarters, Oxford Road, Gosford, Kidlington.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/127.
Thames Valley Police Memorial images at the IWM ref. 59996.

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Primary Roll of Honour: 

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