Thomas Roger Booth (c.1884-1917)
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, THOMAS ROGER. Private. No 24863. 8th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Holmfirth. Son of Hirst and Harriet Booth of Ward Place, Holmfirth; husband of Sarah Booth (later Jessop), Old Yew, Holmbridge, Huddersfield. Educated at Choppards School and the Wesleyan Sunday School. Employed as a fettler at Dover Mills and later at Vickermans of Thongsbridge. A keen football player and cricketer. Killed by shellfire, 10.6.1917, aged 32 years. Buried in DERRY HOUSE CEMETERY No 2, WYTSCHAETE, BELGIUM. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row A, Grave 7.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private BOOTH
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Sunday, June 10, 1917
- age: 32 years
- record ID: 448745
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #448745)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #416844)