Rodaways of ww1-2

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                                               TWO KINGO GREAT GRANDFATHER'S

I had the pleasure of searching for two g/grandfather's of a young kingo veteran Mick  BOOTH,

The first search was for ,                                                                                        

 PTE 30505 Allan Booth 1st Battalion Kings Liverpool  Regiment who was K.I.A 26/May/1916 age 27 and buried in  plot A21-16                          ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN

 Allan was the eldest of three sons and a daughter  born Dec 1887 to Allan Booth and Sarah C White  in West Derby Liverpool  the father Allan was born in Manchester 1867 and Sarah 1869 in Liverpool,   Allan snr died 1900 and Sarah remarried a Charles Harvey                                                                                           young Allan married Mar 1914 to Winifred Sinnott  two sons  Lawrence A Booth and Stephen R Booth,                                     he signed up 1915 and after training he went over 7/12/1915,  Winifred received the sum of £3.00 war gratuity  after his death, 2nd division  work in progress.

The 2nd Great grandfather was: 

1st Bn, the King?s (Liverpool Regt)
2nd Bn, the South Staffordshire Regt
17th Bn, the Middlesex Regt (Football) joined 8 December 1915, disbanded February 1918
13th Bn, the Essex Regt (West Ham) joined December 1915, disbanded February 1918
6th Machine Gun Company formed on 4 January 1916
left to move into 2nd MG Battalion 4 March 1918
6th Trench Mortar Battery joined by 18 March 1916
6th Brigade
1st Bn, the King?s (Liverpool Regt)
2nd Bn, the South Staffordshire Regt
17th Bn, the Middlesex Regt (Football) joined 8 December 1915, disbanded February 1918
13th Bn, the Essex Regt (West Ham) joined December 1915, disbanded February 1918
6th Machine Gun Company formed on 4 January 1916
left to move into 2nd MG Battalion 4 March 1918
6th Trench Mortar Battery joined by 18 March 1916

 PTE 75699 Andrew Murren        The King's Liverpool Regiment, and Labour Corps 51299   Andrew went over some time in 1916  and was badly wounded  in 1917 losing his left arm and leg,  but  this did not stop him doing what he was best at gardening,  he won many a cup over the years,  

                     


Labour Corps 51299
The King's Liverpool Regiment, 
Labour Corps 51299

6th Brigade
1st Bn, the King?s (Liverpool Regt)
2nd Bn, the South Staffordshire Regt
17th Bn, the Middlesex Regt (Football) joined 8 December 1915, disbanded February 1918
13th Bn, the Essex Regt (West Ham) joined December 1915, disbanded February 1918
6th Machine Gun Company formed on 4 January 1916
left to move into 2nd MG Battalion 4 March 1918
6th Trench Mortar Battery joined by 18 March 1916

                                    

 work in progress     Brothers of  ALLAN BOOTH        

 

15 Aug 1914 ? At Sea, HMS Bullfinch (Body not recovered for Burial)

                                                                                              

Frederick Booth 1891?1963 merchant navy served in ww1 and two

Seaman  John Joseph Booth 1895?1914 Royal navy

 Saturday15 Aug 1914 ? At Sea, HMS Bullfinch (Body not recovered for Burial)
 Bullfinch, old destroyer, damaged in collision in British waters 4 dead
 BAILEY, Frederick T, Stoker 1c, K 18414 (Dev)    grave ref,41. C. 9
 BOOTH, John J, Stoker 2c, SS 115149       Plymouth Naval Memorial
 CONGDON, Richard H, Stoker 1c, K 17179         grave ref 41. D. 9
 RONAYNE, John, Stoker 1c, 302322 (Dev)           grave ref,76. K. 21

All 4 stokers died  so damaged under the water line,  and John J Booth's Body not recovered for Burial

 John Thomas Sinnott brother to Winifred Booth born  17/Apr/1884 in Liverpool  served in the Royal Navy  1902-06 as a stoker .