George E. Barton's gravestone at Cambridge American Cemetery at Madingley. He was a member of 1st Lt. William C. Meyran's crew on 15 October 1944.

  1. T/Sgt. George E. Barton, Radio Operator

See also:

  1. Meyran's Crew - 603rd Squadron - 1 August 1944
    Note: George E. Barton is not pictured in this early crew photo but many of his crewmates are.
  2. "A Quiet and Very Personal Pilgrimage" by Malcom "Ozzie" Osborn


  1. The Meyran B-17, 42-97746 K8-T, crashed on take-off just south of the main runway in Anstey, England on 15 October 1944. All crew of ten perished as the lead 603rd ship first struck the trees and then plunged into the moat surrounding what had once been Anstey Castle. Three of the crew are buried at Madingley American Cemetery in Cambridgeshire, England.
  2. Photo Date: June 11, 2004, via Lee Bradley
  3. Photo Location: Madingley Cemetery
  4. Information compiled by the 398th BGMA
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