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Booth, R.

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Sons Arrive Home One was Overseas

Charles and Raymond Booth, Lindsay, Get Furloughs Simultaneously

Lindsay, April 28 (Special) — A happy re-union took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Booth, 37 Sussex St. N., Lindsay, when Pte. Charles H. Booth, 19, arrived home from England and his brother, Sgt. Raymond Booth, RCAF, came home at the same time from Prince Edward Island.

It seems like a dream to have both of my boys home again,said the happy mother, and especially to know that Charles was not seriously wounded for, although I knew he was being invalided from England, I did not know for what reason. I hope that all mothers will shortly experience the same happiness of having their loved ones with them again.
Pte. Charles Booth enlisted at Peterboro in November 1942, and following training at Cornwall and Camp Borden went overseas in 1943. While in England he was transferred to the Canadian Infantry Reserve Unit and experienced several bombing raids. He brought a gift to his mother of flowers he had picked in England before leaving. Sgt. Raymond Booth recently graduated from the Bombing and Gunnery School at Mt. Pleasant, Prince Edward Island, and is on furlough before being transferred to another training depot.

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Genealogical Resource
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The Evening Telegram
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Date of Publication:
28 Apr 1944
Personal Name(s):
Charles H. Booth ; Charles Booth ; H. E. Booth ; Raymond Booth
World War II Service Files
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.3565027500462 Longitude: -78.7435888360596
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Booth, R.