Colin Hanson (c.1896-1917)

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.

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.
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall; Honley War Memorial.
Brother of Private BEN HANSON killed in action, 7.3.1916.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission