Edwin Sykes Booth (1882-1917)
An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- BOOTH, EDWIN SYKES. Gunner. No 174036. 3rd Battery, 45th Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Born Crosland Moor, 5.12.1882. Son of Silas and Charlotte Booth, 75 Thorne Road, Thornton Lodge, Huddersfield. Educated at Mount Pleasant Council School. Employed as a warehouseman by Messrs William Cumming and Company, Railway Street. Attended Thornton Lodge Wesleyan Church and Sunday School and was a member of the choir. Was also member of Lockwood Conservative Club. Married. At the time of enlistment was living at 115 North Street, Lockwood. Enlisted 21.9.1916. Died of wounds at the 2nd Canadian Casualty Clearing Station, 27.11.1917, aged 36 years. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 26, Row A, Grave 13A.
- ROH:- Lockwood Baptist Church; St. Stephen's Church, Rashcliffe.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Gunner EDWIN SYKES BOOTH
- regiment: Royal Field Artillery
- died: Tuesday, November 27, 1917
- age: 35 years
- record ID: 434082
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #434082)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #414105)