BARTON, Leon C

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BARTON, Leon C

Servicenumber: 39907161 Barton_Leon_C

Barton Leon C 2

Age: 23
Born: 30 July 1921, Tropic, Garfield County, Utah
Hometown: Garfield County, Utah
Family: Claud L. Barton (father)
Elizabeth (Mecham) Barton (mother)
Floriene Barton (sister)
Loral Barton (brother)
Lonetta Barton (sister)
Delyle Barton (brother)
Doriena Barton (sister)
Margerie Barton (sister)
Rank: Sergeant
Function: Not available
Regiment: -
Battalion: 823rd Tank Destroyer Battalion
Division – Transport: -
Company – Squadron: Not available
Unit – Group: -
Plane data:
(Serialnumber, MACR, etc.)
-
Date of death: 15 January 1945
Status: DOW
Place of death: In the vicinity of Thirimont, Belgium
Spot: Not available
Awards: Onderscheidingen
Gravenumber: Plot E, Row 11, Grave 74
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Henri-Chapelle
Biography: -
Other information: Killed in the Battle of the Bulge in Belgium.
Leon C. Barton was graduated from Tropic high school in 1940. He entered the service Jan. 16, 1943, and was serving with the First army.

Source of information: Peter Schouteten, Erwin Derhaag, Salt Lake Telegram 1945,
www.wwiimemorial.com, www.archives.gov, www.ancestry.com, Vicki Guymon Streeter, 1940 Census,
www.tankdestroyer.net

Photo source: Peter Schouteten, Salt Lake Telegram 1945

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