John Beattie Hanton

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 29093
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 18th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 18
  • Date of Death: 25.03.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Pozieres Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 72

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 136 Lochee Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Barbara Hanton, 136 Lochee Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    James Hanton, 136 Lochee Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about John Beattie Hanton

John has no known grave, but is remembered on the Pozieres Memorial.

John Hanton   29093   Highland Light Infantry

HANTON___Killed in action, 25th March, 1918 Private John Hanton, Highland Light Infantry, aged 18 years and 9 months, beloved son of Mr and Mrs James Hanton, 136 Lochee Road.

Dundee People’s Journal 4th May 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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