Major D.K. Hopkyns
Lieutenant Colonel Edward De Santis ©2008
Outline of Service
1894-1902: Attended Merchant Taylor School.
1902: Matriculated at Oxford University, Pembroke College.
Graduated with a Master of Arts Degree.
24 November 1914: Commissioned a Temporary 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Engineer.
March 1915: Improvised the Base Depot Office on board the Dunluce Castle.
26 June 1915: Promoted to the rank of Lieutenant.
Served in the Royal Engineer Postal Section in Salonika during 1915 to 1916.
1 September 1916: Promoted to the rank of Captain.
Served in the Royal Engineer Postal Section in France during 1916 to 1918.
14 December 1917: Mentioned in despatches.
21 February 1918: Promoted to the rank of Major.
Served in the Royal Engineer Postal Section in Italy during 1918 to 1919.
Mentioned in despatches in 1918.
5 June 1919: Mentioned in despatches for service in Salonika.
May 1920: Demobilized.
1. Monthly Army List, February 1915.
2. Army List, 1919.
3. Merchant Taylor School Register.