David Hannah was born c 1897 in Toxteth Park. He was the son of David Hannah and Agnes (nee Bews).
 
His parents were married in 1897 at Toxteth Park.
 
1901 Census: 31 Tavistock Street, Toxteth Park - Parents David and Agnes Hannah with children David and Agnes E
 
His father David died age 34 in September quarter 1909 and his mother Agnes re-married in 1910 to John Keenan in the West Derby Registration district. A second, religious, marriage ceremony took place at St.James' R.C. Church, Bootle on the 10th March 1911.
 
1911 Census: 104 Thornton Road, Bootle - Mother Agnes Marion with her husband John Keenan and John’s children William, James and Ann Jane Keenan and Agnes’s children David and Agnes Eleanor Hannah. John and Agnes had been married under 1 year.
 
His step-brother William Keenan died on the 1st July 1916 whilst serving with the Lancashire fusiliers and is also commemorated on this site.
 
A report on his death appeared in the Bootle Times on the 20th September 1918. His photo appeared in the report and is reproduced here with the kind permission of the Liverpool Daily Post & Echo.
 
BOOTLE GUNNER KILLED
 
  Information has been received by Mr. & Mrs. Keenan of 104 Thornton road, Bootle that their son Gunner David Hannah RFA has been killed in action. The deceased who was 20 years of age had been only 6 months in France. In a letter to his mother, his officer says “During the time that your son has been serving in this battery, I have realised what a good fellow he was, and we shall all miss him very much”. David is the second son Mr. & Mrs. Keenan have list in the war, William Keenan who was only 18 years of age making the final sacrifice in July 1916. The bereaved parents will have the sympathy of a wide circle of friends in their two losses.  
 
The family were still living at 104 Thornton Road, Bootle after war.