Harold Booth (c.1896-1918)

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.
Harold 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, HAROLD. Driver. No 115750. 'A' Battery, 55th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Born Brighouse. Son of Henry Lawton and Annie Maria Booth, 39 Springdale Street, Huddersfield. Educated at Mount Pleasant Council School, Huddersfield. Employed as a warehouseman by Messrs James McDonald and Company, Wood Street, Huddersfield. Attended St. Thomas's Church and was a member of the Young Men's Bible Class. Enlisted 28.10.1915 and went out to India in the following July. Was later drafted to Mesopotamia where he died of dysentery on 16.1.1918, aged 21 years. Buried in BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 16, Row J, Grave 4.
ROH:- St. Thomas's Church, Longroyd Bridge; St. Stephen's Church, Rashcliffe; memorial in Lockwood cemetery.

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