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Julian Callaway Booth

Fireman, Third Class, Coast Guard

Born: April 7, 1920
Hometown: Richmond City
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: January 29, 1942
Died In: off Iceland
Awards: Purple Heart

Fireman 3rd Class Booth was killed when USCGC Alexander Hamilton (Coast Guard cutter) was hit by German torpedoes near Reykjavik, Iceland on Jan 29, 1942. His name is on the Tablets of the Missing at Cambridge American Cemetery. Before the war, he worked for Virginia Dairy Company in Richmond.

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