John Ogilvie Hannah (1888-1918)

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:

HANNAH, JOHN OGILVIE. Sergeant. No 204088. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 'The Glen', Innerleithlen, Peebleshire, Scotland, 13.10.1888. Son of Mr Hannah, 'Braemar', 1 Fort Terrace, Bridlington. Educated at 'The Glen', (a Private School). Married. At the time of enlistment, was living at Longley, Huddersfield. Employed as a forester. Enlisted December 1914. Killed in action at Kemmel Hill, 29.4.1918. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall; Almondbury War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission