BOOT, Peter Victor  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Boot, Peter Victor
Date of birth: October 9th, 1916 (Walsall/Staffordshire, Great Britain)
Date of death:  June 23rd, 1984 (Sutton/Great-London, Great Britain)
Nationality:  British
BIOGRAPHY: 
Service number 76455, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

Promotions:
6th November 1939: Pilot Officer on probation;
1st December 1940: Flying Officer (as of 6th November 1940);
1st December 1941: Flight Lieutenant (as of 6th November 1941);
1943: Squadron Leader.
     
DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS (DFC)
Rank: Pilot Officer
Unit: No. 1 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on: October 1st, 1940
Action: Citation:
"During the period April to June 1940, this officer was constantly employed on patrols in France. He has displayed great courage and resourcefulness and has destroyed at least six enemy aircraft."
Details: The London Gazette dated 1st October 1940.
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - The London Gazette, Issue 34767, dated Friday 5th January 1940
- The London Gazette, Issue 34958, dated Tuesday 1st October 1940
- The London Gazette, Issue 35037, dated Tuesday 7th January 1941
- The London Gazette, Issue 35387, dated Friday 19th December 1941
   
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