5879 Private Peter Hopkins, 1st Garrison Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment



1873 Born Westport, Mayo

1915 Jun 1 Enlisted in Connaught Rangers #5879. Next of Kin , Anne Hogarty, step sister of Headford Galway

Service record

1917 Mar 15 Transfers to 3rd Res Bat R Irish Fus

1917 Oct 5. Transfers to R Irish Reg

1919 Mar 15 ,  The Depot Clonmel, died of tuberculosis aged 46 while on furlough at his step sisters house of Tuberculosis at Headford, Galway, had been invalided from Cairo 6 Jan 1919. CWGC


British Soldiers died in Ireland