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St Lawrence Stretton Grandison

Inscription

In loving memory of

Edward Michael Hopton

Lieut in the Shropshire Yeomanry

Son of Lieut Gen Sir Edward Hopton K.C.B.

Who died at Alexandria March 17 1916

While on active service during the Great War

Aged 31 

"Blest are the pure in heart for they shall see God"

Erected by his wife

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St Lawrence Stretton Grandison

Herefordshire

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Edward Michael

Hopton

16th September 1884

Ranikhet, Bengal, India

17th March 1916

Died in Alexandria, Egypt from pneumonia

31

Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt

First World War

Lieutenant

1st/1st Battalion Shropshire Yeomanry

His brother Guy was also killed in Belgium in 1915

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