James Todd Burton
Merchant Navy. British
|Born||13 Sep 1914||Belfast, Northern Ireland|
|Died||16 Feb 1942||(27)||Aruba, Netherlands West Indies|
Roster information listed for James Todd Burton
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Pedernales||Steam tanker||Third Engineer Officer||16 Feb 1942 (+)||U-156 (1)|
Son of William James and Elizabeth Burton, of Belfast, Northern Ireland. James Todd Burton was severely injured during the attack on Pedernales, lowered into a lifeboat by other survivors and shortly afterwards landed at the coast of Aruba. He died of burns in a hospital later that day and was buried the next day in Oranjestad, Aruba.