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Frederick Herbert BOOTH

Regimental number31662
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolPerth Boys' School, Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCivil servant
Address8 Samson Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs L V Booth, 8 Samson Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed as Lieutenant in the 88th Infantry Bn, Citizen Military Forces, WA.
Enlistment date21 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 10, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Group
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Date of death4 October 1917
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialYpres Reservoir Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 87), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
19
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Florence Nightingale BOOTH; husband of Lillian V. BOOTH, 8 Samson Street, East Perth, Western Australia. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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