1871 – 1916
Born in 1871 in Brampton and died in Northern France on 31 July 1916.
William Hopkinson enlisted with the 11th Battalion, Nottinghamshire and Derby (Sherwood Foresters) Regiment on 19 September 1914 in Derby. He was promoted to Corporal and only a week before his death to the rank of Sergeant. He served in Northern France from 28 August 1915. He died of wounds on 31 July 1916You can see
William’s family and service records here: http://www.bramptonoldandnew.com/genealogy/getperson.php…