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John Horner Booth

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Horner AWMM
  • Surname
    Booth AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    John Homer Booth AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 8/11 AWMM
    • WWI 8111 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Cross Lane, Oamaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Clara Booth (mother), Cross Lane, Oamaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 8/11 AWMM
    • WWI 8111 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM OtagoNew Zealand AWMM
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  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Booth was the son of Albert and Clara Booth.

    Listed as John Homer Booth in the Nominal rolls and as John Horner Booth by Commonwealth War Graves Commission and Archives New Zealand.

    Service number is recorded as 8/11 in the Nominal rolls and as 8111 within Commonwealth War Graves Commission and Archives New Zealand. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    15 May 1915 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM L. 162. AWMM
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Memorial

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  • John "Jock" Horner Booth was one of three brothers who served in the Great War. Such a distance to fight an enemy with which he had no quarrel. Such a sacrifice for and his family.
    Public - David - Other relative - 24 July 2016

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24 July 2016DavidWallaroo, AustraliaOther relative
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