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George Stephen BOOTH

Regimental number2053
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolCity Road State School, South Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressSouth Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rose King, 221 Grant Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 52nd Infantry (Hobson Bay Rifles) until enlisting in he AIF, 28 January 1915.
Enlistment date29 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Date of death8 August 1916
Age at death21.4
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Rose King (formerly BOOTH), and the late Michael BOOTH. Born at South Melbourne

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