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Leslie Garey Hopkins

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Unknown, photographer  No. 3 N.Z. F Amb bearer squad with 2 Germans, near La plus douve at Battle of Messines, June 7/ 1917. Neil, J. (1914 - 1918) [James Hardie Neil album]. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira. PH-ALB-195-p20-3. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie Garey AWMM
  • Surname
    Hopkins AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 3/1774 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 March 1891 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J.S. Hopkins (father), Waimomoana, Geraldine, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 3/1774 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Medal (MM) AWMM
      MM. London Gazette, 17 December 1917, p13201, Rec No 1462: For gallantry and devotion to duty during the operations on October 5th at Gravenstafel. This man repeatedly went out with his stretcher squad and searched shell holes for wounded bringing in many men. His fine example under the difficult conditions was an incentive to the other men and helped greatly in clearing the battlefield of the wounded. AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 24 September 1915 AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of J.S. and K.A. Hopkins of 37 Evans Street, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    New Irish Farm Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM XV D 1 AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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    • Memorial plaque, St Paul's Church, No 3 Field Ambulance, 25 Symonds Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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