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Edwin Booth

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Edwin Booth

November 24, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

M/28152

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Army Service Corps

Additional Information


Husband of Kathleen C. Booth, of Edmonton.

Commemorated on Page 59 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

EDMONTON (BEECHMOUNT) CEMETERY
Alberta, Canada

Grave Reference:

Block 208. Grave 28.

Location:

During the 1939-1945 War, Canadian Infantry troops were stationed at Edmonton. No.13 Vocational Training School was set up and the airfield formed a link in the North-West Staging Route. Most of the war graves lie in Blocks 206 and 208. The cemetery also contains a Cross of Sacrifice. There are now 5 First World War and over 70 Second World War casualties commemorated in this site.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Location– Edwin died as a result of an accident, This is one of several photos presented to the inquiry showing the location of the mishap. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Location– Edwin died as a result of an accident, This is one of several photos presented to the inquiry showing the location of the mishap. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Location– Edwin died as a result of an accident, This is one of several photos presented to the inquiry showing the location of the mishap. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Location– Edwin died as a result of an accident, This is one of several photos presented to the inquiry showing the location of the mishap. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Report (1)– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Report (2)– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Report (3)– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Report (4)– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Commemorative Plaque– Plaque dedicated to the memory of all Alberta civil servants killed serving their country during the Second World War. This Plaque is proudly displayed in the main entrance of the Alberta Legislature.
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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