Regimental Number: 100544
Branch: 31st Battalion
Hans was born in Denmark on July 6, 1885. In 1914, he filed on a homestead at SE 15-79-15-W6, and the following year he enlisted in the Canadian Army. Hans received gunshot wounds to the back in June of 1916, and multiple gunshot wounds to his left arm, back, and leg on May 4, 1917 at Vimy. He had been missing in action for a few days at that point. Hans was invalided back to Canada in December of 1917, and discharged, having been found medically unfit due to loss of function in his left hand, on July 14, 1918. According to his military service file, Hans was living in Rolla in 1921.