Frank Booth (1897-1917)
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, FRANK. Private. No 29119. 123rd Company Machine Gun Corps. Formerly No C/7275 King's Royal Rifle Corps. Born Bradford Road, Huddersfield, 28.2.1897. Son of Norman Booth, 142 Junction Road, Leek, Staffordshire. Educated at schools in the Gorton area of Manchester. Lived with his grandfather at 21 Burbeary Road, Lockwood. Employed firstly at Huddersfield Technical College and then as a clerk in the textile office of Mr Allan Gee. Enlisted in 1916. Killed in action at the Battle of Passchendaele, 23.9.1917, aged 20 years. Buried KEMMEL No1 FRENCH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row B, Grave 9.
- ROH:- Emmanuel Church, Lockwood; Moldgreen War Memorial; memorial in Lockwood Cemetery.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private FRANK BOOTH
- regiment: Machine Gun Corps
- died: Sunday, September 23, 1917
- record ID: 165690
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #165690)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #414211)