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Walter BOOTH

Regimental number1139
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolArncliffe Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address92 Yelverton Street, St Peters, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, W T Booth, Wollongong Road, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 April 1918
Place of death or woundingHangard Wood, France
Date of death18 April 1918
Age at death37.10
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBouchoir New British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row C, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Thomas and Elizabeth BOOTH, "Hillcrest", Stanley Street, Arncliffe, New South Wales

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