- Surnames starting with the letter B. 

William Booth

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Name of Rgt or Ship:Command Unknown
How Died:Accidental
Country of burial:U.K.Grave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Sale Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Attended Cheethams School.   He was a keen cyclist, a member of the Pyramid
Road Club for 6 years and held the Club record for the 25 mile race.

He had only been in the RAF for less than one year and had only gained his
"wings" a month before his death.      A Pilot, his aircraft crashed into
the garden of a house in Cambridge, whereupon it burst into flames and
bullets were flying everywhere.  Sgt Booth was extricated, but found to be

Buried 03/10/1941 - Burial No. 23411.

His grand-mother, Mrs. Ellen Artingstall purchased the grave.

Photo in the local newspaper.    Funeral report in 10/10/41 edition.
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