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Robert Alexander "Butch" Barton, RAF, OBE

Male 1916 - 2010  (94 years)


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  • Name Robert Alexander "Butch" Barton 
    Suffix RAF, OBE 
    Born 7 Jun 1916  Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military Information 27 Jan 1936  [2
    Canadian who enrolled in the Royal Air Force 
    Information Jun 1945  [1
    appointed an Officer, Order of the British Empire 
    Retired 1959  [1
    Died 2 Sep 2010  [1
    Cremated 15 Sep 2010  cremated, ashes scattered on a lake, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I50870  Barton Database
    Last Modified 23 May 2014 

    Family Gwen Cranswick,   d. 1988 
    Married 1937  [1
    Last Modified 29 May 2011 13:46:53 
    Family ID F17465  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Jun 1916 - Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Wing Commander Robert Alexander 'Butch' Barton, RAF, OBE
    Wing Commander Robert Alexander "Butch" Barton, RAF, OBE
    Much decorated ace in WWII flying and commanding fighters during the Battle of Britain

  • Sources 
    1. [S4745] Daily Telegraph [London, England], p. 35, 20 Oct 2010.

    2. [S4746] Aces of WWII www.acesofww2.com.

    3. [S4793] Times, The (London, England), p. 44, 8 Nov 2010.