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William Ernest BOOTH

Regimental number3325
Place of birthNottingham, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressSomerville Road, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs M A Booth, Somerville Road, Footscray, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 26 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3325A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 19 July 1915 - 24th Bn, 7th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 8th Bn, 24 February 1916. Transferred to 1st Pioneer Bn, 13 March 1916. Mortally wounded, 4 October 1917.
FateDied of wounds 5 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death40
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row E, Grave No. 2), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
171
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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