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William Gwynne HOPKINS

Regimental number52857
Date of birth13 January 1899
Place of birthSebastopol, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
Address'Glan-yr-Avon', Fulham, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr David Hopkins, 'Glan-yr-Avon', Fulham, Gippsland, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 6 months in Senior Cadets
Enlistment date3 April 1918
Place of enlistmentSale, Victoria
Unit name2nd General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date9 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Essex', 15 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 9 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HOPKINS William Gwynne

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