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Place of Birth: Austwick, Yorkshire
Service No: 200741
Regiment / Corps / Service: Durham Light Infantry
Battalion / Unit: 1/5th Battalion
Division: 50th (Northumbrian) Division
Date of Death: 1917-06-26
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Bay 8.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: AUSTWICK, YORKSHIRE
Ernest Booth was the son of Robert and Rebecca Annie Booth, née Nelson. Robert was born at Clapham, Yorkshire and Rebecca at Cantsfield, Lancashire. Ernest was the cousin of Private Fred Slinger Nelson (42761) (q.v.) and Private Leonard Nelson (28067) (q.v.).
1901 Austwick, Yorkshire Census: Owlet Hall - Ernest Booth, aged 3 years, born Austwick, son of Robert and Rebecca Annie Booth.
1911 Austwick, Yorkshire Census: Owlet Hall - Ernest Booth, aged 13 years, born Austwick, son of Robert and Rebecca Annie Booth.
The British Army Service Record for Ernest Booth exists but may be incomplete.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Ernest Booth, 6385, 200741, Durh. L.I.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Ernest Booth, 6385, 200741, 1/5th Durh. L.I. Deceased.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Ernest Booth, 200741, 1/5th Durham Light Inf. Date and Place of Death: 26.6.17. In action France. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Father - Robert. £6 6s. 3d.
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Private Ernest BOOTH
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Durham Light Infantry
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 50th (Northumbrian) Division
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