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Barton, W.S.


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Squadron Leader Wallie Barton Is Missing

Was well known here. Opened Lindsay Fair

News that Sqdn.-Ldr. Wallace Barton is missing causes much con¬cern in Lindsay. Many people will remember that Wallie opened the Lindsay Fair in the year 1940. After winning the D.F.C. for gallantry during the evacuation of Dunkirk Wallie was loaned to Canada for a short time and it was during that time that he opened the Fair.

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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:
10 Aug 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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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.