Hopper John Pte 4455417
Name Hopper John
Army number 4455417
Decorations None known.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age (At time of death) Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date confirmed but his number suggests 1st or 2nd May 1939. Posted to the ? 9th Battalion. Posted to the ? 12th Battalion 1/9/1939. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940 and posted to the 1st Tyneside Scottish. Served with the B.E.F. in Northern France. Taken Prisoner of War - probably 20/5/1940. Repatriated to the UK. Posted ? Bn Black Watch. Discharged under King's Regulations 1940 Para 390 (xvi) 18/2/46.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Rifleman, as far as is known.
Joined Brigade 1/9/1939.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Yes - Camp Stalag 20B, PoW Number 7013.
Died/Killed in action Dat of death not yet known.
Home address 19, Holly Avenue, Ryton-on-Tyne.
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