Private Nathanael Booth was one of three brothers from Oakham to die in the First World War. His parents were Albert Booth and his wife, of Grange Cottage, Oakham, and his brothers were John and Henry. He joined the 1st Battalion Leicestershire Regiment in 1914 and went out to France in 1915. He was gassed during the Battle of the Somme and died in hospital. Nathanael is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, grave IX.A.11A, and is remembered on the war memorial in Oakham.
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