HANTON, John, R.

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
3 Commando
Police Service: 
Metropolitan Police or City of London Police
Regiment/Corps: 
Black Watch
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14241857
Private John Hanton was wounded on 14 July 1943 during operations at Agnone Sicily and the bridge at Malati (3 Commando Bridge).

A serving Police Officer he volunteered for the Commandos as part of one of the Police Intakes. In 1939 he was a Police Constable residing in West Holland Park, London. Post war member of the Commando Association.

Sources
The 1939 Register covering Hammersmith.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/65.
Commando Association Lost Legions List 6.
 

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