HOOPER, Guy Francis
(Service number 73500)

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Date 10 April 1892 Place of Birth Temuka

Enlistment Information

Date 28 March 1917 Age 24 years
Address at Enlistment 15 Allnutt Street, Temuka
Occupation Contractor
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single, then married
Next of Kin Mrs E. A. E. HOOPER (wife), Whilmhurst, Temuka
Religion Church of England
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Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 2 June 1950 Age 58 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 155, Plot 518
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Guy Francis Hooper was born on 10 April 1892 at Temuka, the third son of Thomas

Francis andMary (née Chapman) Hooper. He and his siblings were educated at Temuka School. Mr Hooper died in 1914. On 3 August 1916 at Temuka, Guy Francis Hooper had been rejected as medically unfit on account of deafness. His name was drawn in the ballot in 1917 and he enlisted on 28 March 1917 at Timaru. He was then single. Guy married Edith Annie Ellen Payne on 21 June 1917 at Temuka.Guy died in 1950 and was buried with his parents at Temuka, while Edith was buried at Timaru in 1966. His brother, William Richard Hooper, served overseas in World War One.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [24 October 2020]; School Admission record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [24 October 2020]; Temuka Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council [24 October 2020]

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