Arthur Hopkins

Arthur Hopkins was born on the 19th May 1920, the son of Elias and Minnie Hopkins of Penarth.  1n 1939, Minnie, now a widow, Albert G,  Arthur, a pre cast concrete worker, Trevor, Frank J, William D, and George E Hopkins lived at 18 James Street, Penarth.

Arthur served in the Royal Navy aboard H.M.S. President (M.V. Arinia (London)).  He was an Able Seaman and his service number was D/JX208749.  Arthur died on the 19th December 1940 aged 30 as is buried in Penarth Cemetery, Sec. E. Grave 738.