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Barton, W.S.


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Born in England during an air raid in the last war, the Bartons came to Canada when Wallie was a year and a half old. Graduating from Pickering College in 1935 he joined the Royal Air Force in December 1936 and was an instructor when the war broke out. Wallie was put on reconnaissance and later moved to France where he took an active part in the evacuation of Dunkirk.

Details of how or where Wallie was have not been disclosed. Wallie's mother Mrs. Barton now resides in Guelph. His brother Russell was killed in airplane accident in the early part of the war.


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W.S. Barton, D.F.C.

Popular young Lindsay flier, who was promoted to the rank of Wing Commander.

His father was head of Knitters Limited, here. His brother, Russell, also of the R.A.F., was killed just before war started, in a plane crash in England.
Date of Publication:
1943
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Albert Barton ; Wallace Barton ; Wallace S. Barton ; W.S. Barton ; Russell Barton
Collection:
World War II Service Files
Language of Item:
English
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Kawartha Lakes Public Library
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190 Kent St W.
Lindsay, ON K9V 2Y6
(705) 324-5632

Barton, W.S.
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Barton, W.S.


W.S. Barton, D.F.C.

Popular young Lindsay flier, who was promoted to the rank of Wing Commander.

His father was head of Knitters Limited, here. His brother, Russell, also of the R.A.F., was killed just before war started, in a plane crash in England.