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Clive Boyer HOPKINS

Place of birthMordialloc, Victoria
SchoolWarrnambool Agricultural High School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOfficer, Permanent Military Forces
AddressRoyal Military College, Duntroon, Federal Territory
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, C.W. Hopkins, Walker Street, St Arnaud, Victoria
Enlistment date3 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name13th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette, Supplement, No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44 (6 April 1916).

FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 18), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
20
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Warrnambool College Honour Roll ('They died for us. For Empire & Right.'). Parents: Charles and Julia HOPKINS, 32 Wilson Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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