Hopwood William Gunner 1117417
Name Hopwood William
Army number 1117417
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards
Date of birth Not yet ascertained.
Age (At time of death). Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Artillery 16/1/1941. Underwent Basic Training - probably at the 25th Medium/Heavy Training Regiment. Posted to the 1st Mountain Regiment 14/5/1941. POsted to Regimental Home Details 6/1/1944. Served Normandy? Posted to the 3rd Mountain Regiment 6/4/1945. Posted to Regimental Home Details 8/4/1945. Posted to 2nd Mountain Training Regiment 3/7/1945. Posted to 14th Medium Regiment 22/12/1945. Posted to the Coastal Artillery and Searchlight Experimental Establishment, Shoeburyness 6/1/1946. Y List 7 31/1/1946. Relegated to the Z(T) Reserve 16/7/1946. Demobilised. Discharged from the Reserve under TA Regulations 204 (ii) 24/8/1951. Documents to the N E Library.
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.