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   Edward Wallace Hopkins
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Edward Hopkins
War: World War, 1939-1945
Branch: Army
Unit: Battery A, 411th Anti-Aircraft Artillery (AAA) Gun Battalion, 3rd Army
Service Location: Training Cadre, Camp Croft, South Carolina; Camp Blanding, Florida; European Theater
Rank: Sergeant
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