Ben Hanson (c.1895-1916)
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
- Lance Corporal BEN HANSON
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Tuesday, March 7, 1916
- age: 20 years
- record ID: 789099
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #789099)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #1542068)