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Henry Edward BOOTH

Regimental number7112
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address44 Starling Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.2
Height5' 10.5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs H M Booth, 44 Starling Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date23 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 November 1916
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Kanowna', 5 January 1919; arrived Melbourne, 7 March 1919, for onward travel by boat to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, left femur), Sydney, 23 April 1921.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 July 1926
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BOOTH Henry Edward

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