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Howard Hopkins

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Howard AWMM
  • Surname
    Hopkins AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 71939 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 April 1887 AWMM BirminghamWest Midlands AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Hopkins (wife), 5 Washington Terrace AWMM
  • Relationship status
    8 August 1910 AWMM Married/WWI AWMM
    Lottie Willday AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Civilian AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 71939 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 22 December 1917 AWMM Salesman/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Conscientious objector: Sentenced to 2 years. Appeal: Did not appeal. Notes: Declined to parade; refused medical exam; defiant objector along with D. Brosnan and W. McKenzie, Hopkins described himself as a freethinker and 'as an Englishman, objected to the principle of conscription'; Religious Advisory Board describes him as religious objector - yet also as a freethinker; F2 notes he belongs to no denomination but that his objections were 'as an Englishman to conscription' and 'Socialist objections but the chief objection is religious' AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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