Ivor Booth (1895–1978)


Derbyshire Yeomanry 2315 2/1, 1/1 & 3/1 Reserve Battalion
City of London Yeomanry 19823  
Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 203027 2/5 Battalion
Tank Corps 302761 10th Battalion

Born at Fritchley 2 December 1895, raised at Wingfield Park, Ivor served in Salonika from Oct 1915. He later served in France, was wounded in Aug 1918 and was demobbed in March 1919. Marrying Kate Hampson in the June qtr 1922 (Belper reg district ), he had two daughters and lived at Sawmills, where he was a motor engineer. He died died in the Chesterfield registration district during June qtr 1978.

Army Service Record
Ivor Booth, Saw Mills, Ambergate enlisted 23 November 1914 at Derby. Aged 18yr 11mo; height 5ft 7½. Cof E. Fit for service in the Derbyshire Yeomanry Reserve Regt 2315

Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regt. 203027

23/11/14 Attested [Derbyshire Yeomanry]
23/11/14 Embodied
01/06/15 Appointed Lce Cpl (paid) 2/1st
09/08/15 Reverted at own request Pte 2/1st
14/08/15 Appointed Lce Cpl 2/1st
28/08/15 Transferred from 2/1st to 1/1st
18/09/15 Reverted at own request Pte 1/1st
28/11/16 Posted to Command Depot, Ripon
20/01/17 Posted from Command Depot, Ripon, Pte 3/1
15/02/17 Posted from 3/1 Derbyshire Yeo under the authority of A/C; Pte; [4th Res Regt Dragoons]
13/03/17 Posted County of London; to BEF
15/08/17 Attached to Tank Corps Training Centre UK Authority DAG 3rd Echilon CR No. 63109 on 13/08/17
Tank Corps – transferred compulsorily Authority WO wire 1974 (AG2)
16/08/17 Transferred from 2/2 City of London Yeo [Tank Corps]
17/08/17 Battn Posted
26/08/17 3rd Bttn KOR Lancs Regt; transferred compusorily under AC
03/10/17 Posted 2/5th
09/03/18 Transferred Tank Corps 10th; Pte; Authority DAG
20/10/18 Posted Relief Depot
25/12/18 Promoted Cpl
13/02/19 To UK as Pte
16/03/19 to Army Reserve; home address Saw Mills, Ambergate

Home 23/11/14 to 28/08/15
Med Exp Force 29/08/15 to 15/10/16
Home 16/10/16 to 13/03/17
BEF 13/03/17 to 14/08/17
France 31/10/17 –

Wounded 09/08/18

Awarded 1924-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory medals
Father Charles Booth , Saw Mills, Ambergate, Derbyshire

Dispersal Certificate 09/02/19 – Booth Ivor Cpl 302761; Birthy Bank, Sawmills, Ambergate; France, Current Reg Tank Corps (10th Bttn), Previous Derby Yeo; single

Casualty Form – Disembarked Alexandria 12/09/15; Embarked for Salonika 11/10/15; Admn to 27th CC Stn Authority G747 Salonika 19/07/16; Trans to 25th CCS Stn Authority G747 03/08/16 Salonika; transfer to HS Galaka Authority R 12787 18/08/18
22/08/16 Admitted to St Davids Hospital Malta with malaria; invalided to England 30/09/16
15/08/17 Embarked for MK join Tank Corps Training Cente
31/10/17 Embarked Folkeston
31/10/17 Disembarked Bolgne
31/10/17 Arrived ? 2/3 KORLR
03/11/17 To Unit
09/11/17 To Field
31/11/18 To MGC Corps Base D, Cam?s
09/03/18 O/C MGCorps, transferred to Tank Corps, 10th Bn

25/12/18 Promored to Cpl

Joined Field 16/02/18; wounded in action 08/08/18

Embarked Southampton 13/03/17; disembarked Rouen 14/03/17

Medal Index Record
Awarded Victory, British War and 15 Star medals
Entered Balkans 29/09/15


1901: Wingfield Park

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Charles Booth Head 29 Wire drawer Bolsover
Kate Booth wife 30   Fritchley
Clarice Booth daughter 7   Fritchley
Ivor Booth son 5 Worker in farm Fritchley
Clifford Booth son 2   Wingfield Park

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1911: Wingfield Park

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Charles Henry Booth Head 39 Wire drawer Bolsover
Catherine Booth wife 40   Fritchley
Clarice Booth daughter 17 Dryers ironer Fritchley
Ivor Booth son 15 Worker in farm Fritchley
Clifford Booth son 12 School Wingfield Park
Nora Booth daughter 9   Wingfield Park
Marjorie Booth daughter 6   Wingfield Park
Ernest Walter Booth son 4   Wingfield Park
Frederick Harry Booth son 7 mo   Wingfield Park

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1939 Register: 3 Brick Yard Home, Sawmill, Ambergate
Ivor Booth b. 2 Dec 1895, motor enginer
Kate Booth b. 18 May 1897
Joan Stella Evans (Booth) b. 26 Feb 1923
Sheilagh Morris (Booth) b. 2 Jan 1928