Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Gordon Booth

In memory of:

Flying Officer Gordon Booth

June 16, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/21469

Age:

30

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Bert and Jane Joan Booth. Husband of Helen E. Decker Booth of Ohio, U.S.A.

Commemorated on Page 138 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BANBURY CEMETERY
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Grave 11644.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Flying Officer Gordon Booth is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Gordon Booth is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of GORDON BOOTH– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Photo by Stan Murphy. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of GORDON BOOTH– F/O Gordon B. Booth, RCAF of Van Buren, Ohio, U.S.A. was killed on active service when his Vickers Wellington Mk III (Z1721) caught fire and crashed at Compton Wynyates, Warwickshire in a training accident on June 16, 1943. F/O Booth served as a Bomb Aimer and was attached to No. 12 Operational Training Unit, Royal Air Force.

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