Regiment : Royal Army Veterinary Corps transferred to (586715) 627th Agricultural Company Labour Corps
Service number : R1231
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 1st May 1919
Buried : Holt (St Martin) Churchyard, Special Memorial. [Gravestone in Pershore Cemetery marked 'Buried in St Martin's Churchyard Holt]
Memorial : Holt St Martin's Church
Also appears on : Pershore Cemetery.
N.B. Please note that the Commission is in the process of erecting a special memorial to commemorate this casualty as it is not possible to mark his actual grave.
United Parish Magazine, Holt:
Burials Andrew Bishton aged 24 years
Walter Sampson aged 35 years
Two more deaths of young men show how dangerous Influenza may be, if it really is influenza and not a foreign malady brought home from service
Further information on Andrew Bishton can be found via the following link: http://www.greglewin.co.uk/Memorial/biographies/68.php
The grave photograph available is of the gravestone in Pershore Cemetery.