Flying Officer [Pilot]
Son of Walter and Margaret Alice Boocock, of Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand.
Public Contributions:Attached is a copy of the handwritten letter from the mayor of Bar le Duc (France).
Walter Boocock lost his life ensuring his crippled bomber did not take civilian lives when it crashed. He stayed with the plane as it went down. A transcription of the letter from the mayor of the to... Read More
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Royal New Zealand Air Force, 550 (RAF) Squadron
Cause of Death:
Date of Death:
13 July 1944
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Royal New Zealand Air Force
Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum
Plot 2. Row B. Joint grave 25-26.