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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour

Private William Chapman Booth

1898
Born at Bacchus Marsh, VIC
17/1/1917
Enlisted in the AIF at age 18y 1m
11/5/1917
Embarked at Melbourne aboard the HMAT A9 Shropshire with the 2nd Australian Pioneer Battalion, 9th Reinforcements
19/7/1917
Disembarked at Plymouth, England
29/7/1917
Admitted to hospital - Influenza
12/10/1917 - 21/1/1917
AWOL - awarded 10 days loss of pay
28/3/1918 - 30/4/1918
AWOL - awarded 6 days loss of pay
5/4/1918
Transferred to Brigade Signal School
15/1/1919 - 21/1/1919
AWOL - awarded 18 days loss of pay
4/3/1919
Detached to AIF Headquarters from the 2nd Pioneers
19/8/1919 - 8/9/1919
To hospital sick
8/9/1919
Embarked for Australia aboard the Raranga
27/10/1919
Returned to Australia
23/1/1920
Discharged from the AIF
1973
Died at Heidleburg, VIC aged 74

Last updated by lee, Tue, 27 Apr 2021 11:26:28