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William Nelson HOPSON

Regimental number17280
Place of birthBrisbane Qld
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLaw clerk
Address'Lilybank', Jane Street, West End, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs A M Hopson, 'Lilybank', Jane Street, West End, South Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military service23rd Signal Company Army Engineers
Enlistment date7 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 17
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 22 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death8 June 1943
Place of burialToowong Cemetery

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