Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Henry Hanson

In memory of:

Bombardier George Henry Hanson

January 16, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

B/44263

Age:

39

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Artillery

Division:

7 Anti-Tank Regt.

Additional Information


Son of Herbert and Georgina Helen Hanson, of Preston, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 522 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. E. 14.

Location:

The Padua War Cemetery is in the Commune and Province of Padua, Take the autostrada A13 exiting at Padua South, then head north to Vicenza to the SS11. Alternatively, take the autostrada A4, exiting at Padua West, then head South to the SS11, then west to Vicenza. The SS11 in Padua is the Via Chiesanuova from which, at about 2 kilometres from the town centre, a right turn is made onto the Via della Biscia. Follow this until the cemetery is reached on the right. There are over 500 Second World War war casualties commemorated in this site, including 32 which are unidentified. The Padua War Cemetery is permanently open and may be visited anytime.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • War Memorial – Dedicated November 8, 1926.  The names of Preston soldiers killed in the Second World War were added in 1949.
  • Preston Ontario Wall of Remembrance Mural – Mural by D. Sopha.  Located adjacent to the Preston Cenotaph.

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