India General Service Medal 1854, clasp Perak, named to 820 Private G. Hopkins, 80th Foot.

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India General Service Medal 1854, clasp Perak, named to 820 Private G. Hopkins, 80th Foot.

With copy papers, from Stockport in Cheshire, attested for service on 4th August 1860, joining the 13th Prince Albert’s Light Infantry (Somersetshire), transferring to the 80th Regiment (Staffordshire Volunteers) on 28th February 1861.

Hopkins saw service in China in 1872, before being sent on the expedition to Perak, he later saw service in South Africa, and is additionally entitled to a South Africa Medal, clasp 1878, and an Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal issued in 1879, as well as a Bhootan clasp for his IGS.