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  • Photograph of the panel showing the name of Arthur Boot commemorated on the Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
Person Details
29 Apr 1893
Nottingham
Arthur was born on 29th April 1893 in Nottingham and was the son of George Arthur and Mary Kate Boot and the brother of Leonard and George Harold Boot. In 1911 they lived at 1 Berridge Road Sherwood Rise Nottingham.
In 1911 he was an apprentice engineer.
27 May 1915
22
715850 - CWGC Website
956
Private
7th Bn Australian Infantry (AIF)
Arthur Boot enlisted on 3rd September 1915. He embarked at Alexandria on 5th April 1915 to join the Expeditionary Force at Gallipoli . He was wounded by a gunshot wound to the head – on 25th April 1915 whilst in action at Gallipoli. After being evacuated to Alexandria, he was aboard the hospital ship 'Nevasa' on his way to England when he died of those wounds on 27th May 1915. He was Buried at sea, his name is commemorated on the Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Article from De Ruvignys Roll of Honour 1914-1919 :- Arthur Boot Pte 1076 7th battalion , 2nd infantry brigade Australian Imperial Forces, eldest son of George Arthur Boot of Risley House, 1 Berridge Road East, Nottingham, by his wife Mary Kate daughter of Mark Spink Shaw. Born Robin Hoods Chase 29th April 1893 , educated at Grosvenor school. He joined the Nottingham Royal Horse Artillery, (T.F.) as a driver number 328 on 27th June 1911 and obtained his discharge on 30th September 1913. After which he went to Australia. On the outbreak of the war he enlisted in the 7th battalion, of the Commonwealth Expeditionary Force, left with his battalion for the Dardenelles. He was dangerously wounded in the head in action there on 9th May 1915 and died on board the Hospital Ship Nevasa on 27th of the month. He was buried at sea, his two brothers are now (1916) on active service, the elder Leonard with the Red Cross in France and the younger George Harold as Lieutenant in the 15th Sherwood Foresters in France. Article published 21st May 1915 in 'The Age' (Melbourne Australia ) :- Private Arthur Boot, reported dangerously wounded, came from Nottingham, England, and was in Victoria six months before the war broke out. He enlisted in the First Expeditionary Force, and was engaged in farming pursuits near Tatura.” Above article is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Photograph of the panel showing the name of Arthur Boot commemorated on the Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    Arthur Boot - Photograph of the panel showing the name of Arthur Boot commemorated on the Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
  • Photograph showing Line Pine Memorial, Gallipoli upon which Arthur Boot is commemorated ,courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    Arthur Boot - Photograph showing Line Pine Memorial, Gallipoli upon which Arthur Boot is commemorated ,courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918