Edgar Normanby BOOTH

Regimental number12/497
Date of birth7 April 1889
Place of birthBlenheim
AddressDominion Road, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.4
Height5' 10"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, R Booth, Telegraph Office, Dunedin
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentAuckland
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rankPrivate
Final unitAuckland Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1915
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No 17), Gallipoli, Turkey
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Hannah Booth
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 1880, File 22277430

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