Doddridge County Roots

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Argel Glen BURTON

Male 1916 - 1944  (27 years)


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  • Name Argel Glen BURTON 
    Born 30 Aug 1916  Conings, Gilmer Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1930, 1940  Cove District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Education Rush Fork School  [3
    Occupation construction engineer, Cumberland, MD  [2
    Military (ENLISTED 10/6/1942)  [2, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Pfc, 330 Inf, 83 Div, US Army, WW II (Europe, KIA, Purple Heart) 
    • Killed in action at St. Malo, France. Awarded the Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, Victory Medal, American Campaign Medal, and the European African Middle Eastern Theater Medal.
    Died 9 Aug 1944  St. Malo, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Brittany American Cemetery, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I79406  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2012 

    Father Eustace Hays BURTON,   b. 15 Mar 1890, Conings, Gilmer Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1958, Weston, Lewis Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Minnie Olive SCOTT,   b. 9 Jan 1895, Troy, Gilmer Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1983  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1913  Gilmer Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F33988  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Patricia Ann HILL,   b. 1 Mar 1924, Indiana, Indiana Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 2010, Cumberland, Allegany Co, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [8
    Married 5 Sep 1942  Cumberland, Allegany Co, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Barbara Jean BURTON
    Family ID F33990  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Aug 1916 - Conings, Gilmer Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Sep 1942 - Cumberland, Allegany Co, MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Brittany American Cemetery, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2569] West Virginia Births Index, 1853-1969 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

    2. [S14] Obituary.

    3. [S1756] Young American Patriots: The Youth of West Virginia in World War II, (National Publishing Co, Richmond, VA, 1946), p. 158.

    4. [S2512] U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, (Ancestry.com and National Archives & Records Administration).

    5. [S2585] WWI, WWII, and Korean War Casualty Listings [database online], (Ancestry.com and American Battle Monuments Commission).

    6. [S2589] World War II and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas [database on-line], (Ancestry.com and National Archives & Records Administration (NARA)).

    7. [S2582] West Virginia Veterans Memorial Archives Database, (http://www.wvculture.org/history/wvmemory/wvvetmem.html).

    8. [S110] Obituary of husband.

    9. [S1907] One World Tree, (www.ancestry.com).