HOPKINS, Leslie William

Rank: 
Lance Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own)
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
6213259

Lance Sergeant Leslie Hopkins was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished service during operations on the night of 15/16 April 1945 near Fossa Marina at Lake Comacchio, Italy. He was wounded during the action which resulted in his award.

The death of Sgt. Leslie Hopkins, DCM. (9 Cdo) of Rothesay, Bute, was announced in Commando Association newsletter 84 issued March 1987.

Sources
London Gazette 37235, page 4269 published 23 August 1945.
National Archives file WO373/13/364.
Casualty Lists 1938-45 / National Archives file WO417/91.
 

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