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Thomas Booth

Early Life

Thomas was the son of Alfred and Elizabeth Booth of Boggart Hole Farm, Higher Blackley, Manchester and the husband of Sarah Elizabeth of Earle St, Longsight, Manchester.

Service Life

Private Booth (34439) served with the 17th Battalion of the Manchester Regiment, having enlisted in Manchester.

For his service in the army, Thomas was awarded the Allied Victory Medal and British War Medal. Thomas’ Allied Victory medal can be seen in the Museum of the Manchester Regiment.

We Shall Remember Him

Thomas was killed in action on 23 April 1917, aged 27. He is commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France (Grave/Memorial Reference – Bay 7).

His Next of Kin Memorial Plaque is on display in the Museum of the Manchester Regiment in the Ladysmith Gallery memorial cabinet drawer 2.

Allied Victory Medal of Thomas Booth Memorial plaque of Thomas Booth