Chatteris WW1 Soldier John Hopkins 326961. Chatteris Remembers Biography
Pte John Hopkins 326961 !st Bn Cambridgeshire Regiment Died 12 June 1917 Pte John Hopkins was born in Chatteris about 1893. In 1911 he was boarding at Westmoor Farm, working as a farm labourer. His parents were Mr and Mrs W. Hopkins of 68 Bridge St, Chatteris. His brother, Arthur also died in the war. John enlisted in Chatteris and was in the 1st Bn Cambridgeshire Regiment. Was killed on the afternoon of June 11th 1917 by a shell. At the time the 1st Cambridgeshires were stationed on the canal bank near Ypres. John is buried at Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery near Ypres. Project File contains: • CWGC certificate • 1911 Census • Soldiers Died • Photo of grave (P. Noblet)
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