Siddhesh Joshi (Editor)

A R H Barton

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Name  A. H.
Service/branch  Royal Air Force
Died  April 4, 1943
Rank  Pilot officer
A. R. H. Barton
Buried at  St Andrew's church, Totteridge
Battles/wars  Battle of Britain, Siege of Malta
Awards  Distinguished Flying Cross and bar (DFC and bar)
Place of burial  St Andrew's church, Totteridge
Battles and wars  Battle of Britain, Siege of Malta

Anthony Richard Henry Barton (c. 1914 - 4 April 1943) was a Royal Air Force officer who played an important part in the Battle of Britain and in the defence of Malta during the siege by the Axis powers in the Second World War.

Barton was from Oakleigh Park in north London. He first served in the Royal Navy but transferred to the Royal Air Force and was commissioned as a Pilot Officer. He took part in the Battle of Britain and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC). In 1942, he was posted to Malta where he was awarded a bar to his DFC. Back in England, he died on 4 April 1943 while making an emergency landing.

Barton is buried at St Andrew's church, Totteridge.


A. R. H. Barton Wikipedia