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John HOPKINS

Regimental number3377
Place of birthMelbourne Vic
ReligionBaptist
OccupationJeweller
Address89 Kimberley Street, West Leederville, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, D Hopkins, 89 Kimberley Street, West Leederville, Western Australia
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal (Altered to Military Medal, altered to Bar to Military Medal)


Work near Bray-sur-Somme on 12-13 August 1918.
Recommendation date: 22 August 1918

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

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