Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Grenville Carson Hopkins

In memory of:

Private Grenville Carson Hopkins

November 15, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

2193335

Force:

Army

Unit:

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regt.)

Additional Information


Born:

January 18, 1896

Son of Mr and Mrs H Hopkins of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 258 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

77.

Location:

Antwerp lies 57 Km north of Brussels on the E19 and 59 km north east of Gent on the E17 motorway. The cemetery itself is located in Wilrijk, a suburb of Antwerp. From the Bistplein in front of the railway station in Wilrijk follow the Kleinsteenweg for 300 M until you arrive at the ring road. Turn right and follow the ring road for 100 M to the first set of traffic lights and turn left. Go under the flyover and continue straight on over the dual carrageway into Jules Moretus Lei. Follow this street for 1 kilometre and the entrance to the Municipal Cemetery is on your left. After entering the cemetery follow the Commission signs to the three Commission plots at the far end of the cemetery. Alternatively ask for their location at the office within the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Grenville Carson Hopkins enlisted in the 196th (Western Universities) Battalion C.E.F. in Saskatoon on April 25th, 1917.  In honoured memory.
  • War Memorial– Listing of those University of Saskatchewan alumni on the War Memorial Gates who gave their lives in the Great War.

These are they who went forth from this University to the Great War 1914-1918 and gave their lives that we might live in freedom.
 
Hugh Carter Allingham,	        William Mansell Codling,
Renwick William Anderson,   John Stewart Cowan,
Reginald John Bateman	,        James Douglas Cumming,
Charles McVicar Boyne,        John Kenneth Dawson, Harold John Blair M.C., Reginald James Dillan,
Charles Bremner,	        William Drysdale,
James Brydon,	                     Henry Egar,
Frederick Burd,	                     Lorne Burton Elliott,
Thomas Caldwell,	        Wilfred John Evans,
Gordon Mortimer Channell, John Pisher,
Ernest R. Gilmer,	        Perry Dennington Kisbey,
James Donald Graham M.M.,	Reginald A. Lovers M.M.
Robert Carlion Grant,	        Shuli Gudbrandur Lindal,
Arthur Gordon Gruchy,	        Arthur Stephen K. Lloyd,
Cyril N. Harrington,	        Clifford McConnell,
James Gordon Hill,	        Robert Peveral McClordick,
Lawrence Homer,	                Louis James McCuien,
Grenville Carson Hopkins,	Michael Allan McMillan,
Willis George Hunt,	        J. Ross McPherson D.S.O.,
William Yrides Hunter,	        Auned Yuil Mathews,
Franklin Mager Keffer,	        Enoch Andrew Mitchell,
James Shirley Heathcote,
John James Moore,	        Ronald Charles Spence,
Fred Nesbitt,	                Arthur George Slarkings,
Joseph Lees Nicholls,	        George Swift,
Angus Nicholson,	Robert Sifton Turriff,
George Irving Paterson,	        Wellesley Wesley-Long,
Arthur Edward Parlett,	        Edward West,
Elwyn Robert Reid,	        Frank West,
Thomas Ritchie,	                Walter Ray Whittingham,
Robert Rensay,	                Paul P Wiklun,
Roy E. Shuttleworth M.M.,	Geoffrey Wilson,
Hugh A. Silcox	and  Wilfrid Grant Wilson

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