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.
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A bright chilly start but a fine afternoon with sunny spells for most. Mild winds will help temperatures approaching double figures.
A chilly start with some cloud but that will break up allowing sunny spells to dominate the afternoon. Temperatures are on the rise too.