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HANSOM, Eli Oliver Victor. Pte 204098 1/5th Yorks.

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The following was taken from the Yorkshire Regiment website

Killed in action 27 May 1918 aged 21. Son of Richard and Gertrude Hansom of Carlton Terrace and later Harbrons Yard, and 5 Blenavon Court, Yarm. He had enlisted in Stockton. Soissons Memorial, France

Yarm1914 believe that Eli Oliver Victor Hansom was born in 1898 and lived on darlington Road, Urlay Nook. His father Richard aged 29 was a laborouer at a chemical works and his mother Gertrude was 21 at the time. In 1901 the family also included a sister Charlotte Constance Delores born in 1900 two uncles Robert and George Henry and a lodger Peter Harwood. Peter married Annie Ovington Reed on 31 October 1901 and joined the East Yorkshire Regiment aged 35 on 7 November 1914 and given number 14531 and appered to survive.

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Yarm 1914 Research ________________

The Yarm 1914 Commemoration Group is carrying out research on the soldiers listed. We are finding where they lived in Yarm and will represent the findings in a wall of poppies presentation. More details will be posted on Facebook, Twitter and this web site. If you have any information please contact us. Left click on the picture below.