1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

William Fredrick Hanson

Contributed by: G. A. McAdam, on 2008-11-16

William Fredrick Hanson
Rank
First Name William Fredrick
Surname Hanson
Year of Birth 1894
Year of Death 1972
Regiment Royal Field Artillery
Place of Wartime Residence Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire

William Fredrick's Story

William Fredrick Hanson joined the 2nd West Riding Royal Field Artillery on 12 October 1914. Early in 1915 he was posted to the front where he was a driver and rider. His postings and transfers were numerous and, as a rider, he was involved in several fields of action. Throughout his life William treasured the memory of his wartime horse, Gordon. During WWII he acted as an ARP Warden and he was a lifetime member of the British Legion.

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