Daniel Hopkin

First Name: 
Daniel
Last Name: 
Hopkin
Date of Birth: 
Monday, December 23, 1895
Mother's Name: 
Mary Hopkin nee Northey
Father's Name: 
David Hopkin
Date Enlisted: 
Monday, November 6, 1916
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
Australian Wireless Signal Squadron and Cavalry Division Signal Squadron 1
Service: 
Cavalry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Place of Death: 
Perth, Western Australia
Details: 

Daniel Hopkin (Service No 20171) was born in Sydney. 

At enlistment he was single, 21 years old, worked as a mechanic and lived at Stanwell Park, N.S.W.  Previous to enlistment, Daniel had served 3 years with 33rd Field Company Army Engineers.

Daniel embarked from Melbourne on HMAT A55 Kyarra with Cavalry Division Signal Squadron 1, Reinforcement 2 on 7th September 1917.  He arrived in Bombay, India, on 10th October 1917 and then joined 1st Wireless Squadron in Basra, Iraq on 2nd November 1917 where he saw service.

Daniel was returned to Australia in March 1919 and discharged from the AIF on 25th May 1919.

On 12th June 1928 he married Mary Thomson.

Daniel died in Perth in 1969.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, HOPKIN D 20171

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