The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

 Private W D Hopkins


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Private William Davis HOPKINS, G/30930, 7th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly G/57617, Middlesex Regiment), killed in action, Flanders France, on or after, 24th April 1918, age 19.

Born Kensington, Middlesex, son of Archie and Rachel Hopkins, of 56, Highlever Road, North Kensington, London.

1st June 1899, St Martins Mission, Ladbroke Grove, Kensington & Chelsea, baptism of William Davis Hopkins, son of Archie, (builder), and Rachel Hopkins, 276,  Ladbroke Grove, North Kensington, London W.


1911 Census - 305 Ladbroke Grove, North Kensington, London W - Archie Ernest Hopkins, head, age 50, married 18 years, painter & paper hanger, building trade, worker, born Brierley Hill, Stafford; Archie Ernest Hopkins, son, age 17, single, assistant warehouseman, clothing manufacturers, worker, born North Kensington, London; William Davies Hopkins, son, age 11, born North Kensington, London; Geoffrey Archer Ham, boarder, age 20, single, assiatant clerk Civil Service, GPO, worker, born East Brent, Somerset.


Enlisted Kensington, Middlesex.

Buried at Hangard Communal Cemetery Extension, Sp. Mem. 6., France.


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