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Joseph Stewart HOPPER

Regimental number1019
Place of birthIpswich, Queensland
SchoolNewtown School, Ipswich, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCooranga North via Bell, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, David Hopper, Cooranga North via Bell, Queensland
Enlistment date19 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 12 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialVlamertinghe New Military Cemetery (Plot VIII, row D, Grave No. 3), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Sarah HOPPER, Cooranga North, Dalby, Queensland. Native of Bell, Queensland
Family/military connectionsSgt. D.L. Hopper, 14th Field Artillery Brigade Sgt. G.T. Hopper, 31st Battalion Pte B.H. Hopper, 31st Battalion

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