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Simon BOOTH

Regimental number1136
Place of birthGreasbro, Rotherham, Yorkshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
Address47 Scobley Street, Goeasbro, near Rotheram, Yorkshire, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinBrother, V S Booth, 47 Scobley Street, Goeasbro, near Rotheram, Yorkshire, England
Enlistment date6 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularName given on RoH circular as Simeon BOOTH. Enlisted 6 March 1915 - 24th Bn. Transferred to 2nd Pioneer Bn, 10 March 1916.
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme sector, France
Date of death10 August 1918
Age at death24
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XIX, Row C, Grave No. 3), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
172

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