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John Leslie HOPPING

Regimental number134
Place of birthCaltowie, South Australia
SchoolCaltowie Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiller
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinBrother, A S Hopping, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the 24th Light Horse Regiment (Jamestown District).
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 12 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 30 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death25
Place of burialAri Burnu Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 15), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
7
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Caltowie War Memorial Tablet, South Australia. Photo: Peter Dennis. Parents: Henry and Catherine HOPPING, Lameroo, South Australia. Native of Caltowie
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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