HANAN, Leonard Carswell
(Service number 3/2641)
|First Rank||Sergeant||Last Rank||Sergeant|
|Date||Unknown||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Albert Hanan (father), Evans Street Timaru New Zealand|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||NZ Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Hospital Ship No.1 Maheno (Third Charter)|
|Date||19 January 1917|
|Transport||Hospital Ship No.1 4th Voyage from NZ|
|Embarked From||Wellington NZ||Destination||Sea|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||New Zealand Medical Corps|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||8 January 1919||Age||26|
|Place of Death||New Zealand|
|Cause||The result of war service|
|Memorial or Cemetery||St John's Cemetery,Durham Street,Waikiwi,Invercargill NZ|
|Memorial Reference||Block 3 Section IA|
|New Zealand Memorials||On Memorial wall, Timaru|
Son of James Albert and J.M.Hanan of 177 Leet Street Invercargill. Two sons, Leonard Carswell Hanan (no.3/2641) and James Albert Newton Hanan (no.8/403) died as result of war service.
The family where originally from Invercargill, but spent significant time in a home they had in Beverley Road, Timaru.
"The death is reported from Dunedin of Sergeant Leonard. C. Hannan, son of Mr.J. A. Hanan, formerly of Timaru, and a nephew of Hon. J. H. Hanan, as the result of illness contracted on service. Before leaving for the front the late Sergeant Hanan was secretary to Dr. Valetine, Inspector-General of hospitals and later he was a journalist including Timaru." (Source: Timaru Herald and Otago Daily Times)
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph database
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