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Ernest James HOPKINS

Regimental number448
Date of birth--/08/1893
ReligionChurch of England
Address51 Lorne Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMrs M E Hopkins 51 Lorne Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF7
Promotion date: 12 March 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Gallantry and initiative at Hollebeke on 30 November 1916.
Recommendation date: 6 October 1916

FateReturned to Australia 25 August 1917

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