Born in Norbury, Marbury, Cheshire in July 1896, the third son of William and Grace Ann Hopley of The Bank, Norbury, Cheshire.
The 1911 Census shows Alfred working on his father’s farm.
His sister, Fanny Hopley, is also commemorated on his Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone.
Regiment : 9th Reserve Battery Royal Field Artillery
Rank : Driver
Service Number : 214255
Died at home; United Kingdom 5 May 1917 Aged 20