Willie Booth (1892-1916)

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Willie 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, WILLIE. Private. No 10/3839. 2nd Wellington Battalion New Zealand Expeditionary Force. Born Bradley, Huddersfield, 23.8.1892. Son of George Hay and Mary Booth, 47 Coal Pit Lane, Outlane. Was formerly a scholar, church councillor and sidesman at St. Mary's Church, Outlane. Emigrated to New Zealand. Single. Before enlistment was living at Riverside Farm, Normanby Road, Manai, Taranaki, New Zealand. Enlisted 15.11.1915. Killed in action, 15.6.1916, aged 23 years. Buried in CITE BONJEAN MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row B, Grave 40.
ROH:- St. Mark's Parish Church, Longwood.
Brother of Privates SELWYN BOOTH and FRANK BOOTH, killed in action.

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