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Regimental number2683
Place of birthGrenfell New South Wales
SchoolConvent (Catholic) School, Grenfell, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGrenfell, South Line, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Henry booth, Young Road, Grenfell, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Date of death7 June 1918
Age at death20.6
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 22), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Lena BOOTH, Pine View, Grenfell, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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