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Laurence James Barton    

Servicenumber : 5683257
Rank : Private
Regiment : Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit : 2nd (Airborne) Battalion
Date of Death : 24-09-1944
Age : 21
Grave : Plot 26. Row A. Grave 20.
Laurence James Barton was a son of James C. and Mary K. Barton of Wandsworth, London. 
Barton was attached to the Defence Platoon of Headquarters 1st Airborne Division.
According to the Roll of Honour published by the Society of Friends of the Airborne Museum (Jan Hey, Geert Maassen and Philip Reinders 2011) Barton was given a field burial near the Hartenstein sports ground.
Picture: 23-09-2012
Sources: Website CWGC and Roll of Honour


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