Hopkins Willis Arthur Gunner 3532673
Name Hopkins Willis Arthur
Army number 3532673
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards
Date of birth Not yet ascertained.
Age (At time of death). Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in the Manchester Regiment 16/10/1939. Underwent Basic Training and postings not yet detailed but probably to the 9th Battalion of the Regiment. Transferred to the Royal Artillery 1/11/1941 on the conversion of the Infantry Battalion. Posted to the 88th Anti-Tank Regiment. Posted to 40 Reinforcement Holding Unit. Posted to Draft REMST 10/8/1944. Seved Normandy. Posted X List (4) 12/8/1944. Posted to Draft CMHZN. Posted X List 14/8/1944. Posted to the 68th Anti-Tank Regiment 21/8/1944. Posted X List (4) H 2/9/1944. Transferred to the KIng's Own Scottish Borderers 5/9/1944 and posted to the 1st Battalion. 41/RA/Records 53. Documents transferred from Infantry Records Perth to Royal Artillery (Anti-Aircraft). Relegated to the Z and ZT Reserve 23/1/1951.
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.