T/5 Malcolm R. Hanson 31276143, US Army. He was born on December 15, 1922 in Sidney, Nova Scotia Canada. He was the son of the son of Harry J Hanson and Alma Langille Hanson. His family Immigrated to the United States in 1925.  In 1930 he was living at 8 Fairmount Avenue Worcester, Massachusetts. In 1940 he was living at 73 Oakland Treeace Hartford, Connecticut. Before the war he was working at Dandry and Mancimi in Hartford, Connecticut. He entered the US Army on December 26, 1942 at the age of 20. At the time of his enlistment he was 5 foot 8 inches tall he weighed 135 pounds he had blue eyes and brown hair. He was one of the first men assigned to the 763rd Ordnance Company, 63rd Infantry Division, he joined the company on July 11, 1943 at Camp Blanding Florida. He continued serving with the 763rd Ordnance Company at Camp Van Dorn and in Europe. On April 16, 1945 he was promoted to T/4. He transferred out of the company exactly 2 years to the day that he entered the company, on July 11, 1945. He transferred to the 36th Infantry Division. He also served in the 100th Infantry division after the 36th Infantry Division. At the time of his discharge he was the rank T/5. In the 1990s he was living at 6010 Able Dr Port Richey, FL. At the time of his death he was living at 34653, New Port Richey, Pasco, Florida. He died on May 10, 1997, at the age of 74.


1- 63rd Infantry Division Records

2- https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=1&cat=all&tf=F&q=31276143&bc=sd&rpp=10&pg=1&rid=2458223

3- the U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007

4- in the U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947

5- the 1930 United States Federal Census

6- the 1940 United States Federal Census

7- the U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014