Friday, 14 September 2018

G H Boothe Q187425

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George Henry BOOTHE 

Service number: Q187425.  Age: 56 years.  Enlisted: 27 May 1940.
Occupation: Stockman.  Next of kin: (wife) Mrs Violet Emilia Boothe.
Address on enlistment:  Toorbul.
Anzac Day 1945. 1 Garrison Battalion personnel pass the saluting base 
in King George Square during the march past. [1]

Service Summary:
27 May 1940: 1 Garrison Battalion.

Served in Brisbane at Gaythorne.

4 Nov 1944: Discharged.

Life Summary:
George Henry Boothe was born 11 Apr 1882 at Coonamble, N.S.W. to Richard Booth (1843-1900) and Dorathea Jane Dunn (1858-1943). George Boothe [3616] served in the First World War with 4 Pioneer Battalion in France.

Following his service in the First World War George Boothe married Violet Emelia Voigt (1897-1984) and continued his work at a stockman at Roma, Queensland. By 1940 the family had moved to Toorbul. Their daughter Kathleen Boothe [Q267346] also served.

Following his service in the Second World War George Boothe and his wife moved to Nambour where he died aged 84 on 17 Oct 1966.

[1] Courtesy of the Australian War Memorial 089057

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