Prt. John Francis Hanson

(S/N 2992360)

Prt. John Francis Hanson, formerly of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, served in No.4 Troop of No.6 Commando from, at least, October 1942.

Prt. John Hanson was Killed In Action (KIA) on 26th February 1943, aged 31 years, during the Battle For Steamroller Farm.

He was the son of James and Margaret Hanson, of Blantyre, Lanarkshire. John was laid to rest in Medez-El-Bab War Cemetery. Grave  6.B.12.

Picture courtesy of Mr Harry Dennant

Picture taken pre-embarkation for Operation Torch (1942)