Hopkinson Royston Hanson Pte 3602380

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Name Hopkinson Royston Hanson
Army number 3602380
Rank Pte
Decorations
Date of birth Born Rochdale 1913/14.
Age 26
Unit Enlisted in the Border Regiment, 15/2/1940. Trf to The Durham Light Infantry 6/9/1940, Posted 10th Bn DLI. Served Iceland? Served Normandy. DIED of WOUNDS 2/7/1944 sustained while with 10th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Company/Battery
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 06-Sep-40
Promotions
Wounded
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 02-Jul-44
Home address Resident of Rochdale. Son of George and Lilian Hopkinson, Husband of Ellen Hopkinson, Rochdale. Buried Grave 3, Plot A, Basingstoke (Worting Road) Cemetery.
Source table 10DLI