Service Details
Name:
BOOTH
Given Name:
ANTHONY FOSTER
Initials:
A F
Service No:
42099
Rank:
Pilot Officer
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Regiment:
Royal Air Force
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Unit:
235 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1940-05-29
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Age:
26
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, shot down in flames into the sea off France. He and his crew had taken off from RAF Detling (Kent), in a Bristol Blenheim IV, and it would seem were involved in the events surrounding the evacuation of Dunkirk (26 May - 3 June 1940).
Additional
Information:
Son of Alan Foster Booth, and of Maude Ida Booth, of Selukwe, Southern Rhodesia. Born in Natal and brought up at Johannesburg, Mr. Booth served for six years with the British South Africa Police in Southern Rhodesia, and was in charge of a station.
Commemoration
Country:
United Kingdom
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Locality:
Surrey
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Cemetery:
RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Panel 7.

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