|Place of birth||Ballarat, Victoria|
|School||Central State School, Richmond, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Antree Street, Malvern, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Euphemia Hopkins, Antree Street, Malvern, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||31st Battalion, C Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/48/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on
|31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||31st Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fleurbaix, France|
|Age at death from cemetery records||23|
|Place of burial||Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row L, Grave No. 63), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Henry and Euphemia HOPKINS, 23 Roswell Avenue, Camberwell, Victoria|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 127 Sergeant Edwin Swan HOPKINS MM, 14th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 23 October 1918.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 9 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 7 December 1915.
Admitted to No 14 Field Ambulance, Railhead, 10 May 1916 (not yet diagnosed); transferred to Acting Casualty Clearing Station, Ferry Post, 12 May 1916 (pyrexia of unknown origin); discharged to unit, 14 May 1916 (PUO); rejoined unit, Ferry Post, 15 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 25 June 1916.
Killed in action, 21 July 1916.
Buried Eaton Hall Cemetery, Croix Blanche, by Reverend G. Cranston, no date.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Mother's address subsequently 23 Rowell Avenue Camberwell, Victoria; then, 41 Osborne Avenue, East Malvern, Victoria (17 August 1925)|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HOPKINS Leslie Ralph|