BOOTH, Wilfrid Eric

Rank: Lance Corporal

Year of death: 1916

Date of birth: Jul-Aug-Sept 1893 Nottingham
(England & Wales Free BMD Birth Index, 1837-1915 for Wilfred Eric Booth)

Date of death: 11th August 1916 age 23

Place of death: Poziers

Service number: 23104 and Service number listed in some articles as 6068

Regiment: 9th Royal Fusiliers

Medals: Victory Medal

Cemetery location: Manor Road Section P

Where remembered?:
Every man Remembered
Roll of Honour Cambridge Wisbech 1914-1918
In Memory by Pierre Vandervelden;

Nottinghamshire Virtual Memorial ref:
Olivers Mount War Memorial Scarborough

Biographical Information

Father:John Frederick Booth
Mother:Edith (d.22-5-1907)

1901 Census
Living at Cropwell Road, Radcliffe upon Trent
Edith Booth age 55 Living on own means
Leonard (son) age 10
Wilfred (son) age 7
Fanny Cooper (sister) age 37
Elizabeth Guest (servant) age 15

1911 Census
Living in Ruswarp Parish age 17 with Aunt Fanny Cooper
Address given as Fyling House, Prospect Hill, Whitby,
Occupation:Bank Clerk

Interred at Wimereux  Communal Cemetery nr Boulogne France

National Probate Calendar (index of Wills & Administrations) 1858-1966 for Wilfrid Eric Booth
“Booth, Wilfred Eric of Wisbech St. Peter, Isle of Ely, Lance Corporal Royal Fusiliers died 11th August 1916 at Wimereaux in France on active service. Probate London 18th October to Leonard Booth Private Secretary and Edward Albert Cooper Miliner. Effects £3178 13s 2d


“In loving memory of our dear mother Edith, Widow of the late John Frederick Booth of Nottingham who died May 22nd 1907 aged 43/Could love have saved/thou hadst not died/Also of Wilfred Eric Booth/Lance Corporal 9th Royal Fusiliers/second son of the above who died August 11th 1916  from wounds / received in the attack “over the top” at Poziers on Aug 4th 1916 aged 23 years / was interred with military honours at Wimereux near Bolougne France

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