|Death: ||Dec. 22, 1940|
Mr GEORGE STACEY BARTON Bedford in the Chase, Public House, The Hard, Portsmouth. Age 62 Died 22.12.40
Mr GEORGE STACEY BARTON, was the landlord of the ‘Bedford in Chase' public house on The Hard, Portsmouth. Aged 62, he was in his premises on the night of Sunday 22nd of December 1940, when a sharp and prolonged air raid began. This was one of the heaviest raids of the war. The pub was right next door to the Dockyard, which was no doubt the main target. The raid caused large-scale damage as well as heavy loss of life. The public house sustained a direct hit, and was totally destroyed. Mr Barton's body was recovered from under the debris.
Mr GEORGE BARTON, was buried on Saturday 28th of December, Plot 117 Space 23, commemorated by a Civilian War Grave headstone
Ellen Barton (1880 - 1938)*
Ann's Hill Cemetery
Created by: soilsister
Record added: Feb 01, 2010
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