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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone at Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
Hyson Green, Nottingham
Ernest Arthur Hopewell was born in 1894 the son of Arthur, a labourer, and Amelia Hopewell (née Heaps). Arthur was born on 27th March 1861 at Cotgrave, Amelia Heaps on 8th August 1865, at Doddington, Cambridgeshire. Married in 1888 at Nottingham, they had the following children -, 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. Annie was a draper’s assistant and Herbert a grocer's assistant.
In 1911, he was a clerk.
22 Aug 1916
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R/2874
Rifleman
9th Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps
Ernest Arthur Hopewell enlisted at Nottingham and landed in France on 21st May 1915. He died of wounds on 22nd August 1916. He is buried at Peronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt
John Thomas's brother Private John Thomas Hopwell served with 2/7th battalion Sherwood and was killed in action on 14th April 1918.
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone at Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Ernest Hopewell - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone at Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle