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Robert Hill Hanna
Birth: Aug. 6, 1887
County Down, Northern Ireland
Death: Jun. 15, 1967
Mount Lehman
Fraser Valley Regional District
British Columbia, Canada

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
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Record added: Aug 16, 2003
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- HeavenlyPeace
 Added: Jun. 15, 2017
He was born near Hanna's Close in Kilkeel, County Down Ulster in Ireland, near to the Mourne Mountains. His personal sword is on the wall of Kilkeel Royal British Legion club. In Kilkeel he belonged to Aughnahoory Loyal Orange Lodge No 343 and upon moving...(Read more)
- Brian McConnell UE
 Added: Jan. 16, 2017
Rest in peace old chap.
- derrick unwin
 Added: Nov. 17, 2016
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