Air Gunner William Daniel Boon was born on April 29, 1920, in Edmonton, Alberta to parents Charles and Mary Louise (nee Hanna) Boon.
Boon enlisted with the Royal Canadian Air Force in Edmonton, Alberta in September of 1940. He was flying with the 150 (R.A.F.) Sqdn. as an Air Gunner when he was shot down and killed near Rivet, Algeria on February 26, 1943.
Air Gnr. Boon’s service record (Serv/Reg#s R61125) can be viewed/downloaded in pdf format through Library and Archives Canada.
Burial information is available at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
A memorial page honouring Boon can be visited online at the Canadian Virtual War Memorial.