|Place of birth||Ballarat, Victoria|
|School||Macarthur Street State School, Ballarat, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||415 Drummond Street, North Ballarat, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Father, John Furness Booth, 415 Drummond Street, North Ballarat, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served as a boy as Drummer in the Ballarat Naval Cadets.|
|Place of enlistment||Warwick Farm, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||2nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/19/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||53rd Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Father mistakenly stated, Roll of Honour circular, place of wounding/death as Pozieres, Somme Sector, France.|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fromelles, France|
|Date of death|
|Age at death||24|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 7), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Commemorated on Christ Church Anglican Cathedral Roll of Honour, Ballarat, Victoria.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Allotted to and proceeded to join 53rd Bn, 16 February 1916.
taken on strength, 53rd Bn, Tel el Kebir, 16 February 1916.
Found guilty, 24 April 1916, of neglecting to obey the lawful commands of a N.C.O., 23 April 1916: Awarded 21 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 28 June 1916.
Reported wounded in action and missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, 2 September 1917, concluded: 'Killed in action, 19 July 1916'.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BOOTH William Stanley
Red Cross File No 0460304H