BOOTH Nathanael

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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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A picture of Mr Booth's headstone
By John Stokes on Tuesday 20th September '16 at 5:03am
A Rutlander, living in Belgium

Rutland and The Battle of the Somme

More than 90 Rutland soldiers died in the Battle of the Somme which lasted from 1 July 1916 until the middle of November. Today they lie in cemeteries across the old battlefield in northern France or are remembered among the 72,000 names on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme. By using our interactive map, you can find out what happened to them.

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