Service Details
Name:
BOOTH
Given Name:
JOHN HAMILTON
Initials:
J H
Service No:
103341
Rank:
Lieutenant
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Regiment:
South African Air Force
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Unit:
40 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1942-04-26
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Age:
25
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, shot down by 4 ME109Fs, in Curtiss Tomahawk Mk IIB #AN456. An Armoured Car Squadron picked him up, but he died en route to hospital. Buried by Free French at Bir Hacheim.
Additional
Information:
Son of Thomas and Selina F. Booth. Educated at St. Andrew's College, Grahamstown. ***Possibly still buried at Free French Cemetery, at Bir Hacheim, Libya
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Column 266.

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