Private Lawrence Ewart Booth

Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)

Died: Thursday 27 May 1915 (aged 17)

Connected records

Record:
BOOTH, LAWRENCE EWART
Additional information:
Son of Harry and Charlotte Ann Booth, of 46, Rufford Rd., Sear Lane, Milnsbridge, Huddersfield.
Cemetery:
RUE-DAVID MILITARY CEMETERY, FLEURBAIX
Cemetery/memorial reference:
I. B. 15.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Second Lieutenant H Booth
Context:
joined
Date:
29 May 1915
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 4 Cavalry Brigade: 3 (King's Own) Hussars. (page 198)
Name:
Corporal A M Booth
Context:
Killed in action
Date:
31 May 1915
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 1/5 Battalion City of London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade) (page 644)
Name:
Sapper E Booth
Context:
joined
Date:
31 May 1915
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 491 (Home Counties) Field Company Royal Engineers (page 108)