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Edgar Normanby Booth

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edgar Normanby AWMM
  • Surname
    Booth AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/497 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 April 1889 AWMM BlenheimMarlborough AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Dominion Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    R. Booth (father), Telegraph-office, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/497 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Photographer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Robert and Hannah Booth.

    "Generally the New Zealanders were full of praise for the Australians. Private Edgar Booth: 'The Australians had done great work in landing the morning before and continued to do so all day and today N.Z. equalising.'" (Boyack 1989) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 June 1915 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM I.B.17. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Third and youngest son of Robert and Hannah (Nee Normanby) Booth. Single and only 26 years old, survived by his two older brothers and 3 sisters - “Lest We Forget” Public - Anthony Roger - Other relative - 25 April 2020 - Family Paper’s
  • Memorial name
    Edgar Normanby Booth - Rest in Peace Public - Anthony Roger - Other relative - 25 April 2020 - Family Papers
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Pitt Street Methodist Church Roll of Honour, 78 Pitt Street, Auckland 1010 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Cenotaph at Anzac Park Nelson Public - Peter - Researcher - 24 April 2018 - on site

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Boyack, N. (1989). Behind the lines : the lives of New Zealand soldiers in the First World War. Wellington, N.Z.: Allen & Unwin/Port Nicholson Press. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 66 AWMM
    • Boyack, N. (1989). Behind the lines : the lives of New Zealand soldiers in the First World War. Wellington, N.Z.: Allen & Unwin/Port Nicholson Press. AWMM
      Boyack, N. (1989). p. 34. AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Alexander Turnbull Library MS Papers 1542; Diary 1915. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
28 October 2021IanTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
25 April 2020Anthony RogerAuckland Other relative
24 April 2018PeterNelson, New ZealandResearcher
11 June 2016AllanRotoruaResearcher
14 September 2015VictoriaWellingtonResearcher

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