Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Neil Hanna

In memory of:

Lieutenant William Neil Hanna

November 20, 1918

Military Service


Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force

Division:

36th Sqdn.

Additional Information


Only son of Jean Neil and William J. Hanna, of Sarnia, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 588 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MONTECCHIO PRECALCINO COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Italy

Grave Reference:

Plot 9. Row A. Grave 6.

Location:

Montecchio Precalcino is a town in the Province of Vicenza, 4 kilometres north of Dueville and 16.8 kilometres north of the town of Vicenza. Take the autostrada A31, Vicenza Schio, and leave it at Dueville. Follow the signs for Montecchio Precalcino. On arriving in the village a CWGC sign will be seen.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Osgoode Hall War Memorial
  • Roll of Service– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping 2
  • Photo of William Hanna– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto 1916.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Photo of William Hanna– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement Fourth Edition 1918
published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping 3– Source:  Acta Victoriana War Supplement, Victoria College, Toronto, Ontario, December 1919.
  • Photo of William Neil Hanna– Source:  Acta Victoriana War Supplement, Victoria College, Toronto, Ontario, December 1919.
  • The Soldiers' Tower– The Soldiers' Tower was built at University of Toronto between 1919-1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the Great War. The name of "Lt. W. N. Hanna R.A.F." is among the 628 names carved on the Memorial Screen, which can be seen at photo left. Photo: K. Parks, Alumni Relations.
  • Memorial Room– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto.  Photo by David Pike, 2010; courtesy of Alumni Relations.

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