Douglas Everett Booth

Military

Object Number - UPL 18268 - 1st Lt Douglas E Booth 334th FS, 4th FG, 8Af USAAF.

Joined RAFVR via knight committee, service pilot training in US, Dallas Aviation school,
shipped overseas to ETO, operational training at OTU, assigned to 121S,
USS Wasp spits to Malta - April 20, 1942 - Operation Calendar, Joined 126 Sqn RAF Defense of Malta, transfer 336th FS, 4th FG, 8AF USAAF, Transfer 334th FS, 4th FG, 8AF USAAF 25-5-43, Promoted 1st Lt 28-1-43, ETD 12-9-43.
Post war - Had a career in Accounting, Finance Director, City of Sault-Sainte Marie, Michigan.

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 4th Fighter Group 334th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: Spitfire
  • Unit: 4th Fighter Group 67th Observation Group 109th Observation Squadron 336th Fighter Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

New York, NY, USA 1 June 1919 Born - 1 June 1919 New York, NY.

Other

Volunteered for Malta

Midway Palma to Algiers 20 April 1942 Volunteered to go to Malta. Flew Spitfire from USS Wasp to Malta - April 20, 1942 - Operation Calendar.

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Joined 126 Sqn RAF

Malta 21 April 1942 - 28 September 1942 Joined 126 Sqn RAF in the defense of Malta.

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Transferred

Debden, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11, UK 29 September 1942 Transferred to 336th FS, 4th FG, 8AF USAAF.

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Promoted

Debden, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11, UK 28 January 1943 Promoted 1st Lt 28-1-43.

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Transferred

Debden, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11, UK 25 May 1943 Transferred to 334th FS, 4th FG, 8AF USAAF 25-5-43.

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End Tour of Duty (ETD)

Debden, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11, UK 12 September 1943 ETD 12-9-43

Died

Sault Ste. Marie, MI, USA 28 July 1989 Died - 28 July 1989 Sault Saint Marie, MI, USA.

Buried

Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur, NY 13642, USA 28 July 1989 Riverside Cemetery Sault Sainte Marie Chippewa County Michigan, USA
New York, NY, USA

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Joined RAFVR

Canada Joined Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve via knight committee.

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Service pilot training

Dallas, TX, USA Service pilot training in US, Dallas Aviation school.

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Shipped overseas

Merseyside, UK Shipped overseas to ETO.

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Operational training

Great Britain, United Kingdom Operational training at OTU. Conversion to Hurricane and Spitfires.

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Assigned

Kirton in Lindsey, Gainsborough, North Lincolnshire DN21, UK Assigned to 121 [Eagle] Sqn RAF.

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Post War Career

Sault Ste. Marie, MI, USA Had a career in Accounting, Finance Director, City of Sault-Sainte Marie, Michigan.

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:07:46
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list / http://www.4thfightergroupassociation.org/pilots.html

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