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Abney Charles Douglas HOPTON

Regimental number4535
Date of birth15 September 1897
Place of birthForest Lodge, New South Wales
SchoolLeichhardt Superior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShip's steward
Address12 Arthur Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, A D Hopton, 12 Arthur Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Service Corps Motor Transport Company
FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded in action, Pozieres, France, 23 July 1916; invalided to Groveland Hospital, Southgate, England; returned to duty.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 December 1953

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