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PFC James Lee Barton
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Birth: Jul. 28, 1949
Jefferson County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 1969
Quang Nam, Vietnam

James, the son of Richard L.Barton and Marjorie Barton, of Grey Bull WY, enlisted in the US Marine Corps on May 31, 1968 in Omaha NE. He arrived in Vietnam on February 29, 1969, and was assigned to H&S Company, 3d Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st MARDIV (Rein) FMF.

On April 7, during Operation Oklahoma, the 3d Battalion Command Group were displacing their forward (CP) Command Post near Hill 1025 in Dai Loc District. PFC Barton was walking with the point element when the Marines were hit with several rounds of enemy sniper fire. Pfc Baton was killed as a result of gunshot wounds to his head and body.

PFC H & S Co 3 Bn 7 Marines
Vietnam PH
Fairbury Cemetery
Jefferson County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Veterans Section, Block 132, Lot 2, Grave 4
Created by: Victor Vilionis
Record added: May 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69823202
PFC James Lee Barton
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Service appreciated. Rest in peace.
- MrsB
 Added: Jan. 9, 2015

- Melissa
 Added: May. 19, 2013

- Lois
 Added: May. 4, 2013
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