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Charles Edwin Claude Hopkins

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Edwin Claude AWMM
  • Surname
    Hopkins AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Sam AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ424017 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 April 1920 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 24 July 1943 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Wigram AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 30 May 1942 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Radar mechanic/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Heart failure AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • His wife, Mrs E.M. Hopkins was his next of kin at time of embarkation AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 September 1983 AWMM
    Age 63 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Mangatainoka Cemetery, Pahiatua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: Gisborne Herald, 23 September 1983 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Unpublished papers: family papers AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Gisborne Herald AWMM
      Death notice: Gisborne Herald, 23 September 1983 AWMM
    • Nominal Rolls - Embarkation N-Force [Norfolk Force Embarkation Rolls], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1428 (R22440218) AWMM

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