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Benjamin George HOPGOOD

Regimental number51880
Date of birth26 August 1894
Place of birthAngas Plains, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressMilang, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 9"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, R B H Hopgood, Milang, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected as medically unfit)
Enlistment date10 January 1918
Place of enlistmentPort Pirie, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameSouth Australian Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 1 May 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Discharge date6 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'City of Exeter', 12 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 6 September 1919.
Date of death23 September 1952
Age at death58
Place of burialMilang Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, HOPGOOD Benjamin George

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