Fred Anthony Barton
325th Air Service Group
Date of Death:
Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Georgia
Fred Anthony Barton, aged 21, was born on November 30, 1923. He served in the Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, 325th Air Service Group, as a First Lieutenant during World War II. He was killed in the crash of his B17 Flying Fortress bomber plane on July 1, 1945 in Eskragh, Northern Ireland. He completed 35 missions before his final assignment as a test pilot at Langford Lodge, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. 1LT Barton was buried first in the Lisnabreeny Former American Military Cemetery in England. The cemetery closed in 1948 and his remains were exhumed and transferred. He is buried now in the Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA.
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