|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Margaret Booth, Crossover, Gippsland, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||8th Battalion, G Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/25/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||8th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'For conspicuous and continuous devotion to duty during operations 1-7 October 1917, rendering valuable services under heavy fire.'
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||*Given name Vincent|
'For conspicuous devotion to duty. During the operations East of YPRES, 1st to 7th October, 1917, these men [BOOTH and 1028/161 Lance Corporal Edward Albert EDWARDS, Army Provost Corps] carried out traffic control duty under very heavy shell fire and under most difficult conditions. They also arranged parties to mend the sleeper track when it was blown upt by shell fire, thus keeping the traffic in motion and materially assisting to maintain the supply of ammunition and rations to the line. On the 4th, 5th and 7th October they were on duty for 30 hours.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western FrontMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal