|Rank||Private First Class U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||January 9 1954|
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Private First Class Barton was awarded the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.
Private First Class Barton was a member of the 512th Ordnance Ammunition Handling Company, U.S. Army. January 9, 1954, he was killed when his vehicle skidded on a muddy road and overturned near Seoul, South Korea.