1914 TRIO to 8922 PTE Bertie HOPKINS 1st R.WARWICKSHIRE REGT. To France 22/8/14 until 28/8/14. Transferred to 1st Garrison Battalion & went to Egypt 26/10/15 where he served with the Canal Motor Boat Police Patrol

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8922 PTE B.HOPKINS R.WAR.R. (on 1914 Star)

8922 PTE B.HOPKINS R.WAR.R. (on pair)



Bertie Hopkins


Born Birmingham 1884


Enlisted 19/8/02


To France 22/8/14 with 1st Royal Warwickshire Regt, yet only served on the Western Front for 6 days...


Returned to Blighty


Convicted of Drunkenness in Birmingham by the Civil Power 10/5/15 & was awarded 28 days detention


Several other military convictions for being drunk etc.


Transferred to 1st Garrison Battalion, Royal Warwicks & joined the Egyptian Expeditionary Force 26/10/15


Served with the Canal Motor Boat Police Patrol in Egypt - on the Suez Canal?


Discharged to Class Z Army Reserve 2/5/19


Committed to stand trial for housebreaking at Birmingham City Sessions 5/3/24



With copy of his Medal Index Card & 32 page Digital File of his Soldiers Papers


Condition: On long silk ribbons. Star polished VF & pair VF+


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