Charles Adderley

Randall Arthur Alcock

George Henry Allsopp

William Allwood

George Herbert Alton

Thomas Alton

Stephen Annable

Harold Arnold

Arthur Ashton

David Johnson Barber

Thomas William Barker

Raymond Theodore Frederick Barnett M.B.E, R.A.M.C.

John Bates

Samuel Wood Bath

George Edward Belfield

Samuel Arthur Belfield

Allan Bembridge

Arthur Bembridge

John Bembridge

Albert Beresford

George Alexander Berkin

Harry Birkin (Berkin)

William Blackham

James Puttock Blagg

Charles Frederick Bloor

Albert Blount

James William Blount

William Bond

Charlie Boot

Ernest Boot

William Herbert Boot

William James Booth

Samuel Bower

Fred Bowler M.M.

George Bowmer

William Brailsford

Charles Reginald Brandreth

John George Brentnall

George Brown

David John Burbridge

George Burdett

Arthur Butler

John Butler

Gunner 81956

William James Booth

6th Depot Royal Field Artillery

Died on Friday 19th February 1915 aged 15 from Meningitis.

The 6th Depot Royal Field Artillery was located in Maryhill Barracks Glasgow which is why he was buried in Glasgow, he is buried in the same grave as Driver Samuel Miles aged 37 from Birmingham who died on Thursday 18th February 1915 and Driver John Taylor aged 25 of Fladbury Worcester.

James was of 'big physique' and therefore although only being 15 years old he was able to pass himself off as an 18 year old.

Burial Place

He was buried with full military honours in the Glasgow Western Necropolis.




James was the son of William Booth a Joiner with the Midland Railway and Susanna Stuart Booth, of Cemetery Road, Belper.

William had an older sister Susanna Ruth who was 18 when he died. She was a Chevenning Machinist.

He also had an adopted brother William Pinfold who was 7 years old and had been born in Basford Nottingham.


Before enlisting James was an assistant in the Public Benefits Boot Shop.

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