Lewis Booth (c.1882-1918)

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Lewis Booth (c.1882-1918)

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, LEWIS. Private. No 38160. 17th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born Wooldale. Son of George Henry and Elizabeth Booth; husband of Ann Booth of Hollin Gleave, New Mill. Employed by Messrs Cooper and Liversedge, dyers, of Honley as a stoker. Taken prisoner by the Germans on 21.8.1917. Died of pneumonia at Cassel, Germany, on 21.4.1918, aged 35 years. Buried in NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY, CASSEL, GERMANY. Grave location:- Plot 8, Row F, Grave 7.
ROH:- New Mill Working Men's Club; Fulstone War Memorial

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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