Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Hannas in:
 • Masonic Cemetery of British Columbia
 • Burnaby
 • Greater Vancouver Regional District
 • British Columbia
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Robert Hill Hanna
Birth: Aug. 6, 1887
Death: Jun. 15, 1967

World War I British Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Lieutenant in the 29th Battalion, British Columbia Regiment, CEF. On August 21, 1917, his company was met by heavy German resistance at Lens, France. After being beaten off by three assaults and many casualties, Lieutenant Hanna took command of the company. Under heavy machine gun fire, he led a unit against the enemy and personally killed four and captured the position. For extreme courage in action, he was awarded the Victoria Cross Medal by King George V, at Buckingham Palace on December 5, 1917. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Masonic Cemetery of British Columbia
Greater Vancouver Regional District
British Columbia, Canada
Plot: 049-02-C
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Aug 16, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7768652
Robert Hill Hanna
Added by: Ruggero
Robert Hill Hanna
Added by: Lisa Dickson
Robert Hill Hanna
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Wayne
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Kat
 Added: Aug. 6, 2015

- Kat
 Added: Jun. 15, 2015
I had the pleasure to meet Mr.Hanna once when I was a wee Lass. I barely remember, but I am a relation, and my Dad always told me about him. Here's to you Mr Hanna, thinking of you and all the brave men...thank you.
- Margot Thomson
 Added: Nov. 8, 2014
There are 63 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.3 after 37 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service