Son of Charles and Annie Booth, of Horwich, Lancashire. An old boy of Rivington and Blackrod Grammar School.
- Surname: Booth
- Forename: Derek Atherton
- Date of birth: Not known
- Birth place: Not known
- Place of residence: Not known
- Gender: Male
- Age of death: 20
- Place of death: Not known
- Date of death: January 14th, 1942
- Casualty type: Not known
- Service medals: Not known
- Silver War badge: Not known
- Awards: Not known
- Rivington and Blackrod Grammar School WWII Roll of Honour.
- CWGC Memorial: Deane (St. Mary) Churchyard, Lancashire, UK
- CWGC reference: Section K5. Grave 22.
Local newspaper entries
- Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 23/01/1942
- Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 5e*