John Beattie Hanton

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 29093
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • 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. He is believed to be the brother of Sgt James Keith Hanton, 200779, 4th Black Watch.

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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