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Jack Barton will be a torch-carrier at the WaterFire Salute to Veterans on Saturday. Imposed on the left is a photo of him c.1951 while he was stationed in Korea.

Bristol veteran to be honored at WaterFire

Bristol veteran to be honored at WaterFire

Bristol resident John “Jack” Barton, 91, will be participating in the WaterFire Salute to Veterans on Saturday, Nov. 9 in Providence. It is the first large-scale community-wide celebration of veterans in Rhode Island. Jack Barton graduated high school in 1940 during a time of uncertainty. The world was engaged in World War II, and the

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