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Ronald Arthur Booth

Portrait, hat, leather bandolier - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ronald Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Booth AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 11/173 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Feilding, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    H.J. Booth (father), Kimbolton Road, Feilding, 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 11/173 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 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 Hector James and Emma V. Booth, of Feilding.

    "Enlisted immediately war was declared, joining the 6th Squadron, Wellington Mounted Rifles, and leaving New Zealand with the Main Expeditionary Force in October, 1914. He fell in action on the heights of Chunuk Bair August 9th, 1915, a date that can never be forgotten in this country. He left school at the end of 1910." (In Memoriam, 1914-1918 [Wanganui Collegiate School]) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Memorial on tombstone of Hector Booth in Feilding Cemetery Public - Allan - Researcher - 28 December 2018 - Manawatu District Council cemetery records
  • Memorial reference
    Block 3 Row 13 Plot 553 Public - Allan - Researcher - 28 December 2018 - Manawatu District Council cemetery records

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 66 AWMM
    • In Memoriam, 1914-1918. (1919).Wanganui, N.Z.: Collegiate School. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
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