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Robert Alexander Booth

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Robert Alexander Booth

April 28, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

C/19795

Age:

26

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

Croix de Guerre avec Palme (Belgium). R.C.A.F. 405 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Frederick R. Booth, and of Emma Booth, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 253 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WEBBEKOM CHURCHYARD
Belgium

Grave Reference:

Grave 4.

Location:

WEBBEKOM CHURCHYARD is located 30 Km east of Leuven. From the Grote Markt in the centre of Diest take the Sint-Jan Berchmanstraat which leads directly away from the Stadhuis. Take the first right into the Leuvensestraat and travel 400 m to a main set of traffic lights. Turn left at these lights onto the N10 Commissaris Neyskenslaan for 500 m. Turn right onto the E Robeynslaan (N2) and follow this road for 1.3 kilometers. This will bring you almost into Webbekom. Turn left into Webbekomstraat and go 100 m further where you will find the cemetery surrounding the church on the right side of the road. The Commission plot is to the rear of the church.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Robert Alexander Booth is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Robert Alexander Booth is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– CWGC Grave Headstone in the Webbekom Churchyard Cemetery--Walloon Brabant, Belgium. (Photograph is provided with the kind permission of The War Graves Photographic Project www.twgpp.org)
  • Cemetery– Webbekom Churchyard Cemetery--Walloon Brabant, Belgium. (Photograph is provided with the kind permission of The War Graves Photographic Project www.twgpp.org)
  • Church– Webbekom Church--Walloon Brabant, Belgium. (Photograph is provided with the kind permission of The War Graves Photographic Project www.twgpp.org)

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