Lawrence Ewart Booth (1898-1915)
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, LAWRENCE EWART. Private. No 2314. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 19 Lowergate, Longwood 13.5.1898. Son of Harry Booth (foreman of the London and North Western Railway Company Goods Station, Longwood). Lived 51 Crow Lane Terrace, Milnsbridge. Educated at Paddock Council School and Crow Lane Board School, Milnsbridge. Apprenticed to Messrs A. Dawson and Sons, butchers, Milnsbridge. Attended the Paddock Congregational Church and also St. Michael's Mission Church, Milnsbridge. Single. Enlisted 7.10.1914. Embarked for France April 1915. Shot by a sniper in the trenches, 27.5.1915, aged 17 years. Buried in RUE-DAVID MILITARY CEMETERY, FLEURBAIX. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row B, Grave 15.
- ROH:- Shared Church, Paddock; St. John's Church, Golcar; Crow Lane Board School, Milnsbridge; Huddersfield Drill Hall.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private LAWRENCE EWART BOOTH
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Thursday, May 27, 1915
- age: 17 years
- record ID: 291540
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #291540)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #416151)