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Alfred BOOTH

Regimental number3223
Place of birthMerton, Hull, East Riding, Yorkshire, England
SchoolAdelaide Street Board School, Hull, East Riding, Yorkshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia31
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressSailors Home, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, H Booth, 21 Paragon Street, Hull, England
Previous military serviceServed in the Royal Naval Reserve, England.
Enlistment date30 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 30 November 1914. Taken on strength, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, 4 April 1915. Transferred to improvised Heavy Battery, at Gallipoli, 15 July 1915. Rejoined 2nd FAB, 9 February 1916, and posted to 102nd Howitzer Battery, 6 March 1916.
FateDied as a result of accident 15 November 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death15 November 1917
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot XIV, Row D, Grave No. 1), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Rose BOOTH; Wife: Alice Maud BOOTH, 79 Spring Street, Spring Bank, Hull, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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