In memory of


Leon Edwin Hoopfer

who died on 20 Aug 1918

Service details
  Service Army
  Unit 46th Battalion, Saskatchewan Regiment
  Rank Private
  Service number 886583
  Date of death 19180820
  Cause of death died of non-combat causes
Narrative history
  886583 Private (46th Battalion, Saskatchewan Regiment) Leon Edwin Hoopfer (b.1897) of Holbein died 19180820 of disease and is buried at St. Botolph churchyard, Church Brampton, Northamptonshire, England. Hoopfer was invalided from the front with bronchitis early in 1918 and died at Northampton war hospital of tuberculosis. His condition was undoubtedly aggravated by having been gassed in 1917. He was the son of J. Ralph and Sarah Hoopfer who came from Rapid City, Kalkaska Co., Michigan, to homestead NE34-49-2-W3 north of Holbein. Leon was farming when he enlisted at Prince Albert in 1916.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 493 - Shellbrook
  Cemetery or memorial location St Botolph churchyard, Church Brampton, Northamptonshire, England    

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  Honour roll location(s) Shellbrook
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Personal information
  Date of birth 18971110
  Place of birth Rapid City, Kalkaska Co, Michigan    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19160417
  Place of enlistment Prince Albert    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Holbein    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation farmer
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