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Current record for: Frank John Hopwood
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Name Frank John Hopwood
Born in Not Known
Resident of Not Known
Died 26/12/1944
Age 22

Cause of Death Bomb explosion

Cemetery or memorial Islington Cemetery and Crematorium, United Kingdom
Grave or panel reference Sec. Z. Grave 17535. (Screen Wall. Panel 7).

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World War 2
V2 attacks
Died in Prince of Wales Public House, Mackenzie Road N7

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • Maud Hopwood, Mother
    33, Rhodes Street N7
  • Frank John Hopwood, Father
    33, Rhodes Street N7
  • George Hopwood, Brother
    33, Rhodes Street N7
  • Joyce Violet Hopwood, Sister
    33, Rhodes Street N7
Military Information Military Information


Rank Marine
Service Number CH/X 107961
Unit H.M.S. Quebec
Regiment Royal Marines
Service Navy
Enlisted in Not Known