Booth, Alfred –

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Booth, of 249, Ashworth Lane, Astley Bridge, Bolton, Lancashire. Resided with his sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. John Haslam, of St. George’s Road, Bolton, Lancashire. Severely wounded in the left forearm September 1916 during the action for which he won the Military Cross.

Personal details

  • Surname: Booth
  • Forename: Alfred
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Unit: 17th (County of London) (Territorial) Battalion (Poplar and Stepney Rifles).
  • Service number: Not known
  • Regiment: London (Territorial) Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Military Cross


  • CWGC Memorial: Not known
  • CWGC reference: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 22/09/1916 17/11/1916 24/11/1916 23/02/1917
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6b 6e* 7d 6g
  • Bolton Chronicle: 17/11/1916 01/12/1916

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