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Alfred John HOPKINS

Regimental number6869
Place of birthUnley, South Australia
SchoolAddison High School and School of Mines
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDraftsman
AddressMildura, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Clara Hopkins, Mildura, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Forces
Enlistment date8 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name8th Infantry Brigade, 8th Field Ambulance Sections B and C
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Field Ambulance
FateDied of wounds 2 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 16), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
182
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr. A. and Clara HOPKINS, Mildura, Victoria. Native of South Australia

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