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  •  Age: 30 years old Address: 290 First Ave. Ottawa, Ontario Relationship: Single Citizenship: Canadian Physical Characteristics: Healthy, Rugged, Medium, Ordinary, Clean Personality: Confident, Mature, Pleasant Complexion: Tan Colour of Eyes: Blue Height: 5’ 2.5” Weight: 165 pounds Religion: U.C
  •  Father: George Edward BoothOccupation: Superintendent ofCustoms Dept. NationalRevenue Mother: Lillian May Whitten BoothOccupation: N.A Brother: John Carleton BoothAddress: 26A Renfrew Ave.Ottawa, Ontario
  •  Mc Dougall & Cowars (Clerk) 1934 – 1938 Alex Cornels (Lahaurer) 1938 – 1939 W.C. Pitheld & Co. (Clerk) 1939 – 1940 Bronnax (Lahaurer) 1940 - 1941
  • Primary Education:Muthmor Public School(1918 – 1925) High School: Glebe Collegiate Institute (1925 – 1933) Courses: L.S, History Technical School: Ottawa Technical (1933 – 3 months) Courses: Algebra, Physics, Composition, Literature, Ancient History
  • Booth, G. Arnold in the front lobby of Glebe Collegiate Institute
  •  Rank: Flight Sergeant (F/Sgt Air Gunner) – R.C.A.F Enlisted in Ottawa on October 2, 1941I believe George enlisted inorder to serve his country,it is a great honour to fightfor your country and theextra money wouldn’t bebad either.
  •  Enlisted in Ottawa on October 2, 1941 November 11 1942 - July 15 1943: Burn, near Selby (Base: R.A.F. Burn, near Selby) July 15 - December 10 1943: Tholthorpe December 10 1943 – June 12 1945: Croft Duties November - December 1942: No.4 Group, Bomber Command January 1943 - April 1943: No.6 (RCAF) Group, Bomber Command Died on April 11, 1943 after air operations overseas, over South Western Germany
  • December 1942 -July 1943: VickersWellington X October 1944 - September 1945: Avro Lancaster B.Mk X July 1943 - October 1944: Handley Page Halifax B.Mk V
  • Awarded 39 – 45 Star foroperational servicebetween 1939 and 1945. Awarded Defence Medal Awarded Canadian Volunteer Service Medal (C.V.S.M) Awarded Air Crew Europe Star to aircrew who Awarded War participated in Medal for service operational flights in World War II over Europe
  •  Booth went missing after air raid over Frankfurt on April 10 - 11 (flying a Wellington). Petrol tank thought to be hit by flack from a German warship near Isle of Jersey Reported “missing” on April 11, 1943 after air operations overseas, over South Western Germany Believed to be shot down while over target “Presumed Dead” Unit 431 Squadron authorized for bombing raid (Plane type: Vickers Wellington X)
  • The funeral of Sgt. Holden and Sgt. Butlin. The body of Fl/Sgt.George Booth was not recovered and he is remembered on theRunnymede Memorial.
  • Burial:Runnymede MemorialEnglefield GreenSurrey, EnglandPlot: Panel 181
  • George Arnold BoothDecember 12, 1912 – April 11, 1943