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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

Home address:3 Rochfort Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1896, Manchester, Lancashire
Parents:Ellen Hopkins and Joseph Hopkins of 3 Rochfort Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Hawker Green Grocery
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered:La Clytte Military Cemetery, Heuvellan, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium,   IV. A. 12.
Link to Hyde:Lived in Hyde

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