George Ernest Booth (1880-1915)

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.
George Ernest Booth

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, GEORGE ERNEST. Private. No 7700. 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Moores Buildings, Lowerhead Row, Huddersfield, 6.4.1880. Educated at Beaumont Street Council School, Huddersfield. Employed as a labourer by the London and North Western Railway at the Huddersfield Goods Station. Married, with four children. Was a reservist and had served for three years in India. Rejoined on 5.8.1914. Killed in action at Hill 60 on 18.4.1915, aged 31 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the MENIN GATE MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Huddersfield Parish Church; London and North Western Railway Company Roll.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission