1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

William Hopwood

Contributed by: Sonny Francis Topsom, on 2008-11-08

Pte William Hopwood
Rank
First Name William
Surname Hopwood
Year of Birth 1882
Year of Death 1950
Regiment South Wales Borderers
Place of Wartime Residence Iscoyd, Flintshire

William's Story

William ( 25372) was wounded in the battle of Ypes, shot in both knees, his trench was over-run by german soldiers, so he pretended to be dead when turned over and was rescued two days later by the Red Cross.

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