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Encyclopedia > Pamela Barton

Pamela Espeut Barton (1917 - November 13, 1943) was an English golfer. Known as "Pam," she was born in the London suburb of Barnes, the daughter of Henry Charles Johnston Barton and Ethel Maude Barton. 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... November 13 is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 48 days remaining. ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 calendar). ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location (dark green) within the United Kingdom (light green), with the Republic of Ireland (blue) to its west Languages English Capital London Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population –mid-2004... Golfer after swing. ... London is the capital city of England and of the United Kingdom, and is the most populous city in the European Union. ... Barnes is a place in south-west London in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. ...

In 1934, at age 17, she won the French International Ladies Golf Championship and after being runner-up in 1934 and 1935, she won the 1936 British Ladies Amateur Golf Championship. She then traveled to the Canoe Brook Country Club in Summit, New Jersey where she won the United States Women's Amateur Golf Championship over Maureen Orcutt. Her victory was the first by a foreign competitor in 23 years and the first time in 27 years that a player held both the British and U.S. titles simultaneously. The British Ladies Amateur Golf Championship was founded in 1893 by the Ladies Golf Union of Great Britain. ... Map of Summit in Union County Summit is a city in Union County, New Jersey, United States. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  Ranked 47th  - Total 8,729 sq mi (22,608 km²)  - Width 70 miles (110 km)  - Length 150 miles (240 km)  - % water 14. ... The U.S. Womens Amateur is the leading golf tournament in the United States for female amateur golfers. ... Maureen Orcutt (born 1907 in New York City) is a retired American golf champion and reporter for the New York Times. ... This article is about the country in North America. ...

Pam Barton was a member of the British team to compete in the 1934 and 1936 Curtis Cup and in 1937 her book A Stroke a Hole was published in the United Kingdom by Blackie & Son. The Curtis Cup is the best known team tournament for women amateur golfers. ...

In 1939 Pam Barton won her second British Ladies Amateur Golf Championship but following the outbreak of World War II she immediately signed up as an ambulance driver and served in London through the Battle of Britain. In early 1941 she joined the Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) with which she served as a Flight Officer in command of a staff of more than 600 at one of the largest stations. Combatants Allies: Soviet Union United States United Kingdom and others Axis Powers: Germany Japan Italy and others Commanders Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Harry S. Truman Winston Churchill Adolf Hitler Hideki Tojo Benito Mussolini Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000,000 Total dead: 50,000,000 Military... An ambulance is a vehicle designated for the transport of sick or injured people. ... Combatants United Kingdom Germany Italy Commanders Hugh Dowding Hermann Göring Albert Kesselring Strength 700 fighters 1,260 bombers, 316 dive-bombers, 1,089 fighters Casualties 1,547 aircraft, 27,450 civilian dead, 32,138 wounded 2,698 aircraft One of the major campaigns of the early part of World... The U.S. Womens Auxiliary Air Force was created in June of 1939. ... For the web browser of the same name, see Netscape Navigator A navigator is the person onboard a ship responsible for the navigation of the vessel. ...

In November of 1943, 26-year-old Pam Barton was killed in the service of her country in an air crash. She is buried with military markings at the Margate Cemetery in Margate, Kent. Margate is a town in the district known as the Isle of Thanet (though no longer an island) in Kent, England (population about 12,700). ... Kent is a county in England, south-east of London. ...

In her honor, the "Pam Barton Memorial Salver" is awarded to the winner of the British Ladies Amateur Golf Championship.

In his 2001 book, The Golf 100: Ranking the Greatest Golfers of All Time, Robert McCord ranked Pamela Barton 33th.



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