Hopkins, Albert (Lieutenant/57193)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 37 years

Enlistment Details: Tuesday, 6 July 1915 – Perth, WA

Service Number: Lieutenant/57193 view online service record

Address:
Stirling, WA

Next of Kin:
Jean Hopkins (wife)
92 Edward Street
Perth, WA

Embarkation Details:
Date: Friday, 1 October 1915
Ship: HMAT Hororata A20
Port: Fremantle, WA
Unit: 10th Light Horse Regiment – 9th Reinforcements

Fate:
RTA: Thursday, 10 July 1919
Discharged: Tuesday, 19 August 1919


Albert was a teacher at Nott Street School.

He was dismissed from active service by sentence of a General Court Martial dated 7 February 1916, then re-enlisted 1 November 1917.

Comments

  1. Brian Membrey says

    Hopkin searlier served as 1347, Private,5 Victorian Mounter Rifles during the Boer War, listed as a state school teacher from Port Melbourne, born 1875. He enlisted in Perth as a married 37 year old school teacher for WW1 duties on 6 July, 1915 and was assigned the rank of Lieutenant with the 10th LHR, returned July 1919. Despite enlisting from interstate, he was included on Honour Rolls published in the Standard, suggesting there was still a family connection to the district. Born Sandringham, 1875, death unknown.

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