Harry Booth (1898-1917)
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, HARRY. Private. No 39664. 8th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Formerly No DM2/230987 Army Service Corps. Born Berry Brow, 18.2.1898. Son of Alfred and Annie Booth, 31 School Lane, Berry Brow, Huddersfield. Educated at Berry Brow Council School. Employed at British Dyes as a motor driver and was connected with Salem United Methodist Church, Berry Brow. Single. Enlisted 9.10.1916. Accidentally killed behind the lines near Bethune, 25.6.1917, aged 19 years. Buried in PHILOSOPHE BRITISH CEMETERY, MAZINGARBE. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row R, Grave 9.
- ROH:- Armitage Bridge War Memorial; memorial in Almondbury Cemetery.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private HARRY BOOTH
- regiment: Bedfordshire Regiment
- died: Monday, June 25, 1917
- age: 19 years
- record ID: 52845
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #52845)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #414869)