Captain Frederick Booth VC
War dead Male Born 6/3/1890 Died 14/9/1960
Captain Frederick Charles Booth VC, DCM. Born Holloway. Served in the British South Africa Police in Southern Rhodesia 1912-17.
On 12 February 1917 in Johannes Bruck, German East Africa (now Tanzania), during an attack in thick scrub on an enemy position, Sergeant Booth went forward alone to rescue an injured man. He then rallied the poorly organised native troops and brought them to the firing line. On many previous occasions this NCO had set a splendid example of pluck, and endurance.
In 1918 he was commissioned into the Middlesex Regiment and in 1939 served with the Auxiliary Military Pioneer Corps. Died Brighton.