Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II

BOOTH, DWIGHT KENDALL

Second Lieutenant, U. S. Army Air Corps. Home address: Enid, Garfield County. M/Sgt. and Mrs. Brainard D. Booth, Parents, 923 West Elm, Enid. Born September 19, 1924. Enlisted December 15, 1942. Decorations: Air Medal and Order of the Purple Heart awarded posthumously. Graduated Thomas Jefferson High School, San Antonio, Texas; attended Texas A. & M. College. Member of Madison Square Presbyterian Church and Albert Pike Chapter Order of DeMolay, San Antonio, Texas. Outstanding student and athlete. Graduated Altus Army Air Field, receiving wings and commission in September, 1944. Sailed for duty overseas in January, 1945, and served as Pilot on a B-26 "Marauder" in bombing raids over Germany. Died April 16, 1945, in action during operational flight over Wittenberg, Germany.

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