Hanson, Frederick Melrose Horowhenua, 1895-1979

Soldier, engineer, military leader, public servant. In 1924 he married Margaret Constance Grindley (fl 1924-1979). New Zealand Division Commander of the Royal Engineers in Italy during WWII, but on discharge from 2NZEF he was posted to the reserve of officers with the rank of brigadier. See DNZB (Vol 5, 1941-1960, p206-207, H7). Commissioner of Works for the Wellington City Council by the early 1960s

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Ref: A-358-015 Description: A profile view, head and shoulders of Frederick M H Hanson, once Commissioner of Works Other Titles - Formerly Commissioner Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physic...
Date: 1958-1963 By: Anderson, John Lambert, 1932-2012; Dominion (Newspaper) Ref: PAColl-10319 Description: Four photographs of barber Walter Clement (Wallis) Quinlan, at work, taken in 1958, 1963, and circa 1963. One photograph was taken by the Dominion newspaper,...
Colonel F M H Hanson, Officer in Command NZ Engineers, in Italy, World War II - Photograph taken by George Kaye
Date: [ca 29 Nov 1943] From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency By: Kaye, George Frederick, 1914-2004 Ref: DA-04668-F Description: Colonel Frederick Melrose Horowhenua Hanson (CRE), Officer in Command New Zealand Engineers, who are responsible for the installation and maintenance of comm...
Colonel F M H Hanson, Officer in Command NZ Engineers, in Italy, World War II - Photograph taken by George Kaye
Date: [ca 29 Nov 1943] From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency By: Kaye, George Frederick, 1914-2004 Ref: DA-04669-F Description: Portrait of Colonel Frederick Melrose Horowhenua Hanson, DSO, OBE, MM, who is in charge of the New Zealand Engineers on the Sangro River front in Italy, duri...
Date: 1969-1975 By: Kelly, Desmond Lance, 1928- Ref: MS-Papers-1897 Description: Reflect political and civic concerns of D Kelly, geologist, teacher, and actor, and Values Party candidate for Wellington City Council Elections, 1974. Value...
Date: 15/7/54 From: The Dominion :Negatives Ref: 1/2-145559-G
Date: 1960 From: Newman, Frederick Hugh, 1900-1964 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-8081-07 Description: Typescript report by Newman to the Commissioner of Works on public housing in Europe and Britain, resulting from his trip to Europe between February and Augu...
Date: 1947-1962 Ref: MS-Papers-8081-04 Description: Comprises copies of correspondence and notes made during interviews with Mr F M Hanson, the Commissioner of Works, over his being passed over for promotion (...
Date: 1961 By: New Zealand. Ministry of Works. Architectural Division Ref: Plans-80-1303 Description: Details of display case for Treaty of Waitangi Inscription: Unless otherwise stated all timber used shall be Rimu finish in natural colour with smooth matt ...
Russian military observers with General Freyberg and Colonel Hanson in Italy, World War II - Photograph taken by G Kaye
Date: 10 Dec 1943 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency By: Kaye, George Frederick, 1914-2004 Ref: DA-03176-F Description: Great interest was shown in the work of the New Zealand Division by Russian military observers who recently visited the 8th Army. Members of the party are sh...
Mr F M Hanson
Date: [ca 23 April 1951] From: Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper Ref: 114/281/01-G Description: Mr F M Hanson photographed circa 23 April 1951 by an Evening Post photographer. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Dry plate glass...
Date: 15/7/54 From: The Dominion :Negatives Ref: 1/2-145558-G
Date: 15/7/54 From: The Dominion :Negatives Ref: 1/2-145560-G
Date: [1992-1999] Ref: MS-Papers-8909-08 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s). Transfers: Collection as a whole received into Manuscripts on 14 Nov 2007; material transferred to Oral History Centre from Manuscrip...
Date: 1944-1945 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: PA1-q-301 Description: Photographs of New Zealand military personnel serving in Italy during World War 2, 1943-1945, taken by various photographers and compiled for official purpos...
Kaye, George 1914- : Lt-Gen Bernard Cyril Freyberg and Brig Hanson discussing NZ Div exercises held on the stop banks of the Lamone River, Italy
Date: 22 February 1945 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency By: Kaye, George Frederick, 1914-2004 Ref: DA-09001-F Description: Bernard Cyril Freyberg, Brigadier Hanson, and another, discussing, on site, aspects of the NZ Division exercises held on the stop banks of the Lamone River, ...
Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Melrose Horowhenua Hanson, Maadi
Date: August 1943 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency By: Bull, George Robert, 1910-1996 Ref: DA-04417A-F Description: Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Melrose Horowhenua Hanson, Maadi, August 1943. Photograph taken by George Robert Bull. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). P...