Thomas Hopkins (c.1896-1917)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

HOPKINS, THOMAS G.G. Guardsman. No 20500. 3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards. Born Shelley. Son of Mr and Mrs George Henry Hopkin, Prospect Terrace, Shelley. Employed at Messrs Stringer and Jagger's Emley Moor colliery. Was a member of the Shelley Liberal Club. Enlisted at the outbreak of the war. Had been wounded on two occasions. Died of wounds, 16.9.1917, aged 21 years. Buried BLEUET FARM CEMETERY, ELVERDINGHE, BELGIUM. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row A, Grave 1.
ROH:- Emmanuel Church, Shelley.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission