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WW1 Canadian Memorial Cross to 65452 Sgt F.G. Hipkins
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Frederick George Hipkins was killed in action serving with 5th Coy Canadian MGC on 29th April 1917 and is buried in La Targette British Cemetery. With copied CWGC and 6 pages of service record, he was born in Birmingham 1st March 1888, enlisted in 24th Battalion (Victoria Rifles) 16/12/14 at Montreal, Quebec. Occupation was stated to be Jeweller. He landed in France 16/9/15, transferred to 5th MG Coy 24/12/15, originally reported died of wounds, (Gunshot wounds to abdomen and leg) but this was changed to "KIA".