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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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