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Vernon Newland HOPKINS

Regimental number2952
Place of birthHackney, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressAdelaide S S Coy, 6 Bridge Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Fanny Hopkins, c/o H O Hopkins, National Bank of Australasia, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date17 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Field Ambulance
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 31 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 September 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death27
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row D, Grave No. 14), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
83

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