Donald Herbert Odo HOPKINS

HOPKINS, Donald Herbert Odo

Service Number: 2678
Enlisted: 17 April 1916
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 49th Infantry Battalion
Born: Swansea, South Wales, 1894
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Clayfield College, Brisbane Grammar School
Occupation: Jackeroo
Died: Killed in Action, Polygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium, 26 September 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Brisbane Grammar School Memorial Library WW1 Honour Board 1, Clayfield College Honour Board, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

17 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2678, 49th Infantry Battalion
7 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, 2678, 49th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
7 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, 2678, 49th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Sydney
26 Sep 1917: Involvement Corporal, 2678, 49th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of George and Emily HOPKINS, 'Toomoc', Park Road, Milton, Queensland