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Joseph HOPKINS

Driver 67909 Joseph HOPKINS of Corps of Royal Engineers, (Formerly 21512 Grenadier Guards (37th Div. Signals Coy., R.E.))

Killed in Action Monday 25th March 1918, Belgium, age 21

Of:26 Bunbury Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Born:1897, Manchester, Lancashire
Parents:Ellen Hopkins and Joseph Hopkins of 26 Bunbury Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Hawker Green Grocery
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered on:Grave/Panel IV. A. 12. of the memorial in La Clytte Military Cemetery, Heuvellan, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Link with Hyde:Enlisted in Hyde

Notes:Enlisted with the Cheshire Regiment in 1913 and was found to be under age. He was discharged from the Regiment after 10 days.