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John Route HOPKINS

Regimental number54916
Place of birthPreston, Victoria
SchoolPreston State School, Preston, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
Address31 May Street, Coburg, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs A M Hopkins, 31 May Street, Coburg, Victoria
Previous military serviceGarrison, Royal Engineers
Enlistment date21 March 1918
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 5 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of disease 11 February 1919
Place of death or woundingDied at Sea
Age at death33
Place of burialAt Sea
Commemoration detailsHollybrook Memorial, Southampton, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167

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