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Lionel John BOOTH

Regimental number6960
Place of birthFlixton, Lancashire, England
SchoolBoard School, Flixton, Lancashire, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs N Booth, 2 Victoria Avenue, Hixton, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 24 October 1916. Taken on strength, 3rd Bn, 2 May 1917. Mortally wounded, Broodseinde, 4 October 1917.
FateDied of wounds 2 November 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death2 November 1917
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialFlixton (St. Michael) Churchyard (Row L, Grave No. 102), Lancashire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
35
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Nancy BOOTH, 2 Victoria Avenue, Flixton. Born at Flixton
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsMORTALLY WOUNDED AT BROODSEINDE, BELGIUM

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