HANSON, Albert Hugh
(Service number 38954)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||2 March 1905||Place of Birth||Timaru|
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|Next of Kin||S. R. HANSON (father), Pareora, Canterbury|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||21st Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company|
|Date||19 January 1917|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Plymouth, England|
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|Date||10 December 1959||Age|
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|New Zealand Memorials|
At the Kingsdown School picnic in late December 1917, the Mayor read a list of old pupils still on active service two sons of Mr S. HANSON should have been included in the list; one of them was awarded the Military Medal for distinguished service in France.
Albert married Honora (Maude) O'Connor in 1922, where they farmed until his death in 1959. The couple had two children, Josie and Leo.
Cenotaph Database [19 July 2014]; Timaru Herald, 28 December 1917 (Papers Past) [11 September 2014]; SCRoll web submission from J Collins, 14 August 2015
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