Sunday 7 April 1918 We Lost 597

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Edward Borgfeldt Booth

Captain Guy Borgfeldt Moore (Royal Air Force) a 10-victory ace is killed in action when his aircraft takes a direct hit from an anti-aircraft shell and explodes at a height of 2,000 feet above Hollebeke. At the University of British Columbia he was on the school’s rugby team and a member of the Vancouver Rowing Club.

Today’s losses include:

  • A 10 victory ace
  • A 5 victory ace
  • A son of the member of the clergy
  • A membe3r of the University of British Columbia rugby team and the Vancouver Rowling Club
  • A pilot performing stunts

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Major Richard Dunn Warren (Leicestershire Regiment) is killed at age 39. He is the son of the Reverend Charles Warren Vicar of St Michael’s Lincoln.
  • Lieutenant Edward Borgfeldt Booth (Royal Air Force) is killed as an instructor in a flying accident while performing stunts. He is a five-victory ace.