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FO Frank E Booth

FO Frank E Booth

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 6 Aug 1944 (aged 21–22)
Germany
Burial Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA
Plot Section: Chapel Lot: 10-13 Space 1
Memorial ID 91898160 · View Source
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Husband of Betty Booth.

Frank served as a Flight Officer & Navigator on B-17 (#43-37533), 511th Bomber Squadron, 351st Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Erie County, New York prior to the war.

Frank was "Killed In Action" when his B-17 was hit by enemy flak over Berlin, Germany and crashed ner Treuenbrietzen, Germany southwest of Berlin during the war.

He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # T-124849

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Airmen who perished on B-17 (#43-37533):

Booth, Frank E ~ FO, Navigator, NY
Prokop, Edward J ~ Sgt, Right Waist Gunner, NY
Strange, Wilson R ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, MI

Airmen who became POW's from B-17 (#43-37533):

Barlow, Kenneth F ~ T/Sgt, Top Turret Gunner, NY
Killoran, Donald B ~ Sgt, Tail Gunner, NY
Morell, Ross J ~ S/Sgt, Radio Operator, PA
Pappas, George J ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, TX
Smith, Otis G ~ FO, Bombardier, FL
Zeigler, Lionel S ~ Sgt, Ball Turret Gunner, IL

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 14 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 91898160
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for FO Frank E Booth (1922–6 Aug 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 91898160, citing Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .