LEONARD ARTHUR BARTON
KILLED IN JAPANESE BOMBING RAID
ON DARWIN, NT ON 19 FEBRUARY 1942

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Name: Leonard Arthur BARTON

Age: 31 years

Date of Birth: 13-11-1910

Place of Birth: Rainbow - Victoria

Occupation: Serviceman - R.A.A.F. ~ Mechanic

Date of Death: 19-02-1942

Cause of Death: enemy bombing - ground battle

Place of Death: Darwin - N.T.

Date of Burial: 19-02-1942 & 30-10-1942

Places of Burial: Darwin - N.T. Plot C - Row B - Grave 6 Berrimah War Cemetery - Darwin - N.T. Plot G - Row C - Grave 1 Adelaide River War Cemetery - N.T.

Memorial:

 

C.W.G.C.:

Extra Information: (Arthur Bernard John Barton (F)) - (Sophia May Wykes (M)) - (Mrs. Marjorie Barton (W)) - (R.A.A.F. - 18368 - Enlisted: 30-08-1940 - Place: Melbourne Vic - Next of Kin: Marjory Barton - Leading Aircraftman - Station HQ Darwin - Roll of Honour: Rainbow Vic)

Certificate Reference: (b: 1910 - 30117)

Sources: National Archives Roll of Honour Nominal Roll WWII

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

I'd like to thank John Richards for his assistance with this web page.

 

Japanese Bombing Raid on Darwin 19 February 1942

 

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