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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Peter Marsh Burton -


Peter Marsh Burton, Son of Stanley Burton and of Ellen Mabel Emily Burton, of Totland Bay, Isle of Wight.
Commemorated on the Freshwater War Memorial

Service details

Pilot Officer 132123 Peter Marsh Burton, 271 Sqn, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

CWGC record ...

Date of Death :19 December 1942
Where buried or commemorated :Plouhinec, Brittany, France

Pilot Officer Burton was killed on a flight to North Africa when the aircraft he was travelling in was lost over the Atlantic. His body was washed ashore and buried at the Churchyard in Plouhinec. It was believed that he was involved in Radar engineering work.

Information provided by : John Bloodworth

P M Burton


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