Hopkins Robert Gunner
Name Hopkins Robert
Army number Not yet known.
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards
Date of birth Not yet ascertained.
Age (At time of death). Not yet known.
Unit Attested in Newcastle upon Tyne 16/9/1936. Enlisted in the Royal Artillery. POsted to 1st Training Brigade. Posted to 51 Field Battery. Posted to 1 Field Regiment. Posted overseas. Posted to X List 16/2/1941. POsted to X List (4) Middle East 7/10/1943. Returned to the UK. Posted to the Royal Artillery Depot 5/1/1944. Posted to the 120th Field Regiment 26/2/1944. Posted to the 88th Anti-Tank Regiment - no date given. Posted to 40 Reinforcement Holding Unit. Posted for Draft REMST 10/8/1944. Posted X List (4) 10/8/1944. Posted to X List IV 4 Draft CMHZN 14/8/1944. Served Normandy. Posted to 83rd Anti-Tank Regiment 2/1/1945. Posted to X List (2) 21st Army Group 22/1/1945. Returned to 63rd Anti-Tank Regiment 24/1/1945. Posted X List (8) BAOR 5/10/1945. Y Release 8/12/1945. Release Section B Royal Army Reserve 11/4/1946. Relegated to the Z Reserve 15/9/1945. Demobilised.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Details awaited.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet ascertained.
Home address No family information yet.
Much of the information on this Page was extracted from the soldier’s Royal Artillery Tracer Card – held on Ancestry.co.uk.