Full Name: Albert Edward HOPPER
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: http://www.cwgc.org/search-for-war-dead/casualty/284466/HOPPER,%20A%20E
EVERY MAN REMEMBERED: http://www.everymanremembered.org/profiles/soldier/284466/
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.