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William Edward HOPKINS

Regimental number892
Place of birthShrewsbury, Shropshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGardener
Address'Leura', Bowen Street, Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs W E Hopkins, 'Leura', Bowen Street, Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 March 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport Berrima on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Rollh 2ND ABD
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date16 December 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 January 1948
Age at death64
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, HOPKINS William Edward

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