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Full Name
David Horace Hopkins
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
David Horace
Surname
Hopkins
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
15905
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs C. Hopkins (mother), Paretai, Rural Delivery Balclutha, South Otago, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Paretai, Rural Delivery Balclutha, South Otago, New Zealand
Military District
Balclutha
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
Infantry Reinforcements
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 3
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 222
Campaigns
Egypt
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Egypt
Date of Death
1 October 1941
Age at Death
21
Year of Death
1941
Cemetery Name
El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
XXX. D. 11.
Biographical Notes
David Hopkins was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Leslie Hopkins, of Paretai, Otago, New Zealand.
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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