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Ernest HOPKIN

Regimental number29290
Place of birthArncliffe New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPlumber
Address'Orwell', Woolongong Road, Arncliffe, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J Hopkin, 'Orwell', Woolongong Road, Arncliffe, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service38th Infantry
Enlistment date1 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 117
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919

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