Frank Booth (1894-1918)
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, FRANK. Ordinary Seaman. No J/50575. Royal Navy. HMS Anchusa. Born Bradley, 1.10.1894. Son of George H. and Mary Hannah Booth, 47 Coal Pit Lane, Outlane. Educated at Bradley School. Employed as cloth finisher by Messrs Joseph Hoyle and Sons, Longwood. Single. Enlisted in the Navy in 1916. Killed in action involving a submarine off the north coast of Ireland, 16.7.1918, aged 23. Commemorated on the PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- Brother of Privates WILLIE BOOTH and SELWYN BOOTH, both killed in action.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Ordinary Seaman FRANK BOOTH
- regiment: Royal Navy
- died: Tuesday, July 16, 1918
- age: 23 years
- record ID: 3045799
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #3045799)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #6331892)