Ben Hanson (c.1895-1916)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.
Ben Hanson

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

HANSON, BEN. Lance Corporal. No 2042 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Barnsley. Son of George Henry and Lucy Hanson, of Ebor House, Honley. Enlisted at the outbreak of the war and embarked for France in April, 1915. Killed in action, 7.3.1916, aged 20 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Honley War Memorial.
Brother of Private COLIN HANSON reported missing at the Battle of Bullecourt, 3.5.1917.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission