CEF Soldier Detail

Lieutenant Robert Hill Hanna
Died: June 15, 1967

Regimental Number:
75361
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
29th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Kilkeel, County Down
Country:
Ireland
Next of Kin:
Mrs Sarah Hanna, Aughnahoory, Co. Down, Ireland
Address at Enlistment:
Vancouver or Mt. Lehman, British Columbia
Date of Birth:
August 6, 1886
Trade or Calling:
Lumberman
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Vancouver, British Columbia
Date of Enlistment:
November 9, 1914
Age at enlistment:
28
Height:
5 Feet 6 Inches
Chest:
37 Inches
Expansion:
2 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
June 15, 1967
Age at Death:
81
Buried at:
Masonic Cemetery, Burnaby, British Columbia
Plot:
Plot 49. Section C. Grave 2
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1Box 1Box 4018-30
Research Notes

29th Battalion Nominal Roll

Attestation paper gives year of birth as 1886, but other citation and his grave marker show year of birth as 1887. Died in Abbotsford, British Columbia.

Won Victoria Cross for bravery at Hill 70/Lens. 

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lieutenant Canadian Infantry 29th Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 29th Battalion
Company Sergeant-Major Canadian Infantry 29th Battalion
Awards and Decorations
Victoria Cross