John Hofton

 

 

Age: 62

 

Summary: retired professional rugby league player and sales manager at the Exeter-based building products company Hotfast Limited who was among one of more than 402 British tourists reported missing and presumed dead in the devastating South Asian Tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean and killed over 2,300+ people during the tidal wave while he was on vacation along with his wife Annie Hofton at a beachfront resort in Thailand.

 

 

Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami

 

Born: August 19, 1942

 

Died: December 26, 2004

 

Location: Khao Lak, Thailand