BARTON, Leslie James

Rank: 
Fusilier
Unit/Base: 
5 Commando
Police Service: 
Metropolitan Police
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Fusiliers
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14604357
Born: 
Thursday, March 30, 1916
Birthplace: 
London
Died: 
1999
Place died: 
London
Fusilier Leslie Barton was wounded 15 March 1944 during operations in Burma.
He had volunteered for the Commandos as part of the Police Intakes. In 1939 he was a Metropolitan Police Constable residing at Gilmour House, Renfrew Road, Vauxhall, Lambeth.
Post war member of the Commando Association.
 
Sources
Casualty Lists / Natiional Archives file WO417/74.
The 1939 Register covering Lambeth.
Obituaries in Commando Association newsletter 109 (1999).
 

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