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Albert Richard Benjamin BOOTH

Regimental number5297
Place of birthCollingwood, Victoria
OccupationTailor's cutter
Address1 Latrobe Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Ben John Booth, Frankston Road, Chelsea, Victoria
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 31 Pte Benjamin Harry BOOTH, 39th Bn, returned to Australia, 27 August 1917; 1017 Pte Charles William Victor BOOTH, Australian Flying Corps, returned to Australia, 6 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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