The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

 Private C E Hopkins


Private Charles Edward HOPKINS, G/24989, 2nd  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 29200, Rifle Brigade), died at Amara, with  Mesopotamia Expeditionary Force, 31st July 1917, age 28.

Son of Charles and Emily Hopkins, of St. Lukes.

1912, December Holborn Registration District, married Emily Eleanor Spiller of 7I, Wenlake Buildings, Old St., St. Lukes, London.

Enlisted Whitehall, SW.  Resided London EC1.

Buried at Amara War Cemetery, XIV. A. 10., Iraq.  

NOTE from CWGC -  In 1933, all of the headstones were removed from this cemetery when it was discovered that salts in the soil were causing them to deteriorate. Instead a screen wall was erected with the names of those buried in the cemetery engraved upon it. 

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