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Edgar Andrew HOPPER

Regimental number3682
Place of birthBoort Vic
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGroom
AddressKangaroo Flat, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs S A Newton, c/o Kangaroo Flat PO, Kangaroo Flat, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date7 September 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 28 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: G.E. ROBSON, 'late AIF. Died abroad' [inscription on E.A. HOPPER's headstone]
Date of death26 December 1922
Place of burialBendigo Cemetery, Victoria

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