Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Robert Alan Hansen

In memory of:

Officer Cadet Robert Alan Hansen

May 31, 1976

Regina, Saskatchewan

Military Service


Service Number:

T87 869 465

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School

Citation(s):

Star of Courage (Posthumous)

Additional Information


Born:

February 18, 1956
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Enlistment:

October 22, 1974
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Alen Trevor and Millicent May Hansen of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Brother of Brett, Jo Ann and Shannon Hansen.

Commemorated on Page 170 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WINNIPEG (BROOKSIDE) CEMETERY
Manitoba, Canada

Grave Reference:

Lot 7728

Location:

The cemetery is located immediately west of the Red River College, at 3001 Notre Dame Avenue, in the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba. During the First World War, Winnipeg was the headquarters of No 10 Military District and it contained six military hospitals of 972 beds. Air force and army training camps were established in the area during the Second World War, with No 103 Canadian Army Basic Training Centre at Fort Garry. Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery contains 299 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 149 from the Second World War, most of them in the special military plot.

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