Colin Hanson (c.1896-1917)
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, COLIN. Private. No 241556. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Monk Bretton near Barnsley. Son of George and Lucy Hanson, of Ebor House, Honley. Employed in the office at Mr Brook's dyeworks, Wood Royd, Honley. Reported missing at the Battle of Bullecourt, 3.5.1917, and afterwards presumed to have been killed on that date, aged 20. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- Brother of Private BEN HANSON killed in action, 7.3.1916.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private COLIN HANSON
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Thursday, May 3, 1917
- age: 20 years
- record ID: 785196
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #785196)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #1542130)