The Roll of Honour


Full Name: Albert Edward HOPPER

Nationality: British  
Rank: Lance Serjeant
Service: Northumberland Fusiliers
Regiment: 27th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion
Age at Death: 34
Date of Death: 11 March 1917
Service Number: 27/320
Cemetery: Faubourg d’Amiens Cemetery, Arras, France
Reference: II. F. 11.

CWGC Certificate:,%20A%20E


Albert was born in 1883 in Dover, son of James and Emma Hopper (nee Ovenden) and enlisted in Sunderland.

In the 1901 Census – at the age of 18 – he was already and Able Seaman aboard the Sapphire, docked at Dover.

In the 1911 Census Albert was 26 years old and a steward on board the Viscount Castlereagh, moored near Becton Gas Works in Woolwich, London.

He was killed in action on 11th March 1917, when he was 34.


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