by Robert Keith Hanna, Clan Hannay Genealogist originally published in the 2016 Clan Hannay Newsletter Olympic Gold Medalist and Somme Veteran, Ted Hanney (1889-1964) In a year that celebrates both the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and the centenary of the Battle of the Somme in World War I, it is good to reflect […]
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by Robert Keith Hanna, Clan Hannay Genealogist This article originally dates from June of 2011. The chief, Dr. David Hannay, subsequently raised doubts as to whether this painting is indeed of his ancestor, as some of the dates mentioned by Mr. Wood in his research do not match family records held by the Kirkdale branch […]
by Robert Keith Hanna, Clan Hannay Genealogist The Victoria Cross is the highest award for bravery “in the face of the enemy” that a British or Commonwealth/Empire soldier can receive. It was inaugurated in 1856 after the Crimean War and only 1,357 have ever been awarded, and a mere 16 since World War II. Two […]