He has been described as a 'secret hero' of D-Day. In his later years, the 96-year-old has made some famous connections.
In August 2015, Jim Booth joined the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall for a reception in the grounds of Westminster Abbey.
During the party, which was hosted by the Royal British Legion, Mr Booth took to the floor for a dance with Camilla.
The man who tried to kill D-Day war veteran Jim Booth has been sentenced to 20 years for attempted murder.
The man battered by a hammer is a 96-year-old war veteran and 'secret hero' of D-Day who once danced with Prince Charles' wife Camilla.