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28 May 1899
Nottingham
John Thomas Hopewell was the son of Arthur and Amelia Hopewell (née Heaps). Arthur Hopewell was born on 27th March 1861 at Cotgrave and Amelia Heaps on 8th August 1865, at Doddington, Cambridgeshire. Married in 1888 at Nottingham, they had the following childrenL: Ellen Amelia b.1889 Hyson Green, Florence Edith b.1890 Hyson Green, Annie Elizabeth b.1894 Nottingham, Ernest Arthur b.1894 Hyson Green, Herbert Bolton b.1896 Nottingham, Frederick b.1897 Hyson Green and John Thomas b.1899 Nottingham. In 1911 they lived at 29, Highbury Avenue, Bulwell. Their father Albert was a lasbourer and three of his children were in work: Annie was a draper’s assistant, Ernest Arthur a clerk and Herbert a grocer's assistant.
14 Apr 1918
18
871396 - CWGC Website
93153
Private
2/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
John Thomas Hopwell enlisted at Nottingham. Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium, Panel 7
John’s brother Ernest Arthur served with 9th Battalion King’s Royal Rifle Corps. He was killed in action on 22nd August 1916 and is buried at Peronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt, France. Research by Peter Gillings
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