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Hi there I am looking for some help I am trying to trace Private John Booth s/n3728 1/6 Argylls Ithink his date of death was 13/11/1915 I am trying to find out where he was born and enlisted. where he lived and where he was killed thanking you all the best yours Inniskilling :rolleyes:

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Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Name: John BOOTH

Regiment, Corps etc.: Princess Louise's (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders)

Battalion etc.: 1/6th Battalion.

4.8.14 66 High Street, Paisley: A. & S.H. Bde. Highland Div. Aug. 1914 to Bedford. 15.4.15 to 1st Highland Bde. May 1915 to France. 12.5.15 formation became 152nd Bde. 51st Div. 12.6.16 to 5th Div. as Pioneer Bn. Dec. 1917 to Italy. April 1918 returned to France. 5.10.18 to 153rd Bde. 51st Div. 11.11.18 153rd Bde. 51st Div. France; near Houdain, north of Cambrai.

Last name: Booth

First name(s): John

Initials: J

Birthplace:

Enlisted: Paisley, Renfrews

Residence:

Rank: PRIVATE

Number: 3728

Date died: 13 November 1915

How died: Killed in action

Theatre of war: France & Flanders

Ellie

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From CWGC

Name: BOOTH

Initials: J

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Private

Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

Unit Text: 1st/6th Bn.

Date of Death: 13/11/1915

Service No: 3728

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 32.

Cemetery: AVELUY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

Ellie

p.s do you have his MIC?

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SC70/8/166/21 Will of 3728 Private John Booth, 1/6th Bn., Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, Cause of death: Killed in action, France and Flanders, Theatre: France and Flanders, 13 Nov 1915

Will made 3 May 1915

Access conditions may apply - please click on reference to display details.

see

http://www.nas.gov.uk/onlineCatalogue/

Date given agrees with SNWM.

Aye

Malcolm

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Hi Devonmaid thanks a bunch that was just great I do not have his m i c thanking you again yours Inniskilling

SC70/8/166/21 Will of 3728 Private John Booth, 1/6th Bn., Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, Cause of death: Killed in action, France and Flanders, Theatre: France and Flanders, 13 Nov 1915

Will made 3 May 1915

Access conditions may apply - please click on reference to display details.

see

http://www.nas.gov.uk/onlineCatalogue/

Date given agrees with SNWM.

Aye

Malcolm

SC70/8/166/21 Will of 3728 Private John Booth, 1/6th Bn., Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, Cause of death: Killed in action, France and Flanders, Theatre: France and Flanders, 13 Nov 1915

Will made 3 May 1915

Access conditions may apply - please click on reference to display details.

see

http://www.nas.gov.uk/onlineCatalogue/

Date given agrees with SNWM.

Aye

Malcolm

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His Service Record is on Ancestry.

John Booth, 2 William St, Paisley

Enlisted in Paisley, Embodied & Posted 1/6/A&SH 25/9/14, aged 21 years 4 months.

To France 1/5/15

Killed in action (accidentally) 13/11/15

Wife Mrs Annie Booth, address illegible. (In 1916 at 107 or 109 George St, in 1920/21 at 9 Glen St, Paisley)

2 children, but names not listed.

If this is your man, drop me a PM with your email address.

Adrian

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Hi Malcolm thanks a lot mate just great all the best Inniskilling

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He enlisted in Paisley on 25th September 1914 aged 21 years & 4 months.

Living at 2 William Street, Paisley.

His wife Annie was living at 107 George Street, Paisley in 1916, and 9 Glen Street in 1920

Killed in action ( accident in the field ) 13-11-1915

Pension awarded for wife & 2 children of 18/6 per week from 29th May 1916

Ellie

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