Louis Hahn

First NameLouis
Middle Name
Last NameHahn
Date of birth1837
ProfessionBoot Merchant
LanguagesFlemish, French
Arrival in the UKOctober 1914
NotesSource: Halifax Weekly Courier 12 April 1919 and Record Card National Archives. Letter from Louis Hahn (82) and daughter, Veronique (49), describing their journey home and conditions and prices of food. They left Halifax on Friday morning, reaching Hull at 4:00 pm arrived in Antwerp at 10:00 am on following Monday. They had arrived in Halifax in October 1914 and stayed at 12 Royd Farm Buildings, Ogden. Mons Hahn lost his wife in the confusion of the attack on their town of Aerschot, and did not discover until about two years afterwards she was quite safe and a refugee in Holland. His 25 year old son was also lost but it is not known what happened to him. Mons Hahn was a boot merchant in Belgium living at 13 Bogaerte St. Both father and daughter speak Flemish and French. Added by Graham Bradshaw- Halifax Great War Heritage Society- https://www.halifaxgreatwar.org
Belgian Addresses
  • Aarschot, Belgium
UK Addresses
  • Ogden, Halifax, UK

Aarschot, Belgium

Ogden, Halifax, UK