A GROUP PHOTOGRAPH - Before, Now & In-Between
A GROUP PHOTOGRAPH - Before, Now & In-Between

Douglas Murray HANNA

Ancestral surnames: 



  • Dulwich College


Decorations & Campaign Medals:

  • 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal



  • originally buried on the battlefield at 36c.G17c.2.4 (also described as between old British and German front lines to north of Lone Tree, near Hulluch). His body was exhumed (from H19.c.1.8, though cross was no longer on grave) in October/November 1919 and moved to Plot III, Row K, Grave 16 in Dud Corner Military Cemetery at Loos. Gravestone: “Captain D.M. Hanna, Royal Berkshire Regiment, 25th September 1915, Age 43” - no personal inscription. CWGC
  • Dulwich College (one of 485 names)

  • St Paul’s Church, Anerley (one of 100 names)

  • St Augustine’s Church, One Tree Hill, Honor Oak (one of 20 names)

  • Penge Civic War Memorial (one of 399 names)

  • Cenotaph War Memorial in Viharamahadevi Park, Colombo, Sri Lanka (one of 442 names)

  • Badminton Club, 100 Piccadilly, London (memorial now on the staircase in the East India Club, St James's Square, London) (one of 30 names)   

Pages in book (www.groupphoto.co.uk/the-book): 90-92


Appears in Charles Bartlett's letters: see I Shall Not Be Away Long book


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