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George Edward HOPKINS

Regimental number136
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLengthsman
AddressMinerva, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Minnie Hopkins, Minerva via Springsure, Queensland
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Place of enlistmentRockhampton, Queensland
Rank on enlistment2nd Corporal
Unit nameMining Corps 1, Company 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 30 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date31 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karagola', 30 April 1919; disembarked, Sydney, 14 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 31 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 September 1965
Age at death80
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, HOPKINS George Edward

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