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In Mack & Shad listed as Bvt Lt - Col 88th Regt , materially assisted , after arriving in Natal , in the organization of the transport for the war . Commanded the first wing of the Regt which advanced into Zululand .
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There is a fine memorial to Gen Hopton in St Lawrence Church, Stretton Grandison, Herefordshire - the estate church for Hopton family.
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Colonel E. Hopton served with the 88th Regiment in the Crimea from 17th June 1855, including the siege and fall of Sebastopol, and attacks of the Redan on the 18th June and 8th September—severely wounded (Medal with Clasp, and Turkish Medal). Served also in suppression of the Indian mutiny in 1857-58, including the siege of Lucknow in March 1858, and siege of Calpee (Medal with Clasp for Central India). Served with the 83th Regiment throughout the Kafir war of 1877-78 (mentioned in despatches, Brevet of Lt.Colonel), and throughout the Zulu war of 1879,during the first portion of the latter as Director of Transport (Medal with Clasp).
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What a fantastic service record he had .
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Hi All,
Sir Edward Hopton is buried at St Lawrence Churchyard, Stretton Grandison, Herefordshire, he appears on the findagrave website with a fine photograph of his grave, thanks to 1879graves [Aka Andy C].
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