Regiment : 1st/7th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 729
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action aged 24 on 19th April 1915
Buried : Rifle House Cemetery, Belgium, Grave III. E. 5.
Birthplace : Hill, Worcestershire, resident and enlisted Halesowen, Worcestershire
Relatives : Husband of Emma Boot, 56 John St., Blackheath, Birmingham
Memorial : Halesowen War Memorial
There are no Richard Boot casualties listed on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission or Soldier Died in the Great War. Alfred Boot appears to be the only ‘Boot’ casualty from the Halesowen area.
Alfred Boot entered France on 31st March 1915. He was awarded the British War Medal, the Victory Medal and the 1915 Star.