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Herbert Roy HOPKINS

Regimental number3300
Place of birthWarwick, Queensland
SchoolWarwick State School, Warwick, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 7"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ada Grace Hopkins, 'Illawarra', Gordon Road, Lindfield, New South Wales
Previous military service8th Light Horse and Infantry (168 days)
Enlistment date27 April 1917
Place of enlistmentLongreach, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Service Corps Details
FateDied of disease 13 October 1918
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row J, Grave No. 10), Surrey, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry adn Ada HOPKINS, Middle Harbour road, Lindfield, New South Wales. Native of Warwick, Queensland
Other details

War service: England.

Embarked Sydney, 14 June 1917; disembarked Liverpool, England, 26 August 1917; marched into 11th Training Bn, Larkhill, 27 August 1917.

Admitted to Fargo Military Hospital, 29 August 1917; discharged, 7 September 1917; marched into 11th Training Bn, Durrington, 9 September 1917.

Transferred to Australian Army Service Corps Details, Fovant, 20 October 1917.

Marched into 9th Training Bn, 10 March 1918.

On Command at School of Instruction, Tidworth, 29 March 1918; marched into 9th Training Bn, Tidworth, 20 July 1918.

Admitted to Queen's Hospital, Sidcup, 8 October 1918.

Died, 13 October 1918 (pneumonia).

Buried Brookwood Cemetery, 17 October 1918.

Medal: British War Medal.
SourcesNAA: B2455, HOPKINS Herbert Roy

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