Maj. William Booth

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Maj. William Booth

Birthdate:
Death: 1860 (75)
Immediate Family:

Son of William Booth and Sarah Booth
Husband of Elizabeth Mary Booth and Harriet Booth
Brother of Margaret Booth; Ann Booth; Thomas Booth; Sarah Booth; Charles Booth and 4 others

Unit: 13th Hussars
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About Maj. William Booth

He gained the rank of Major in the 13th Hussars.1 He lived at Beighton Hall, Yorkshire, England

Three of Sarah Booth's sons, William, Charles, and Henry bought commissions in the Army and fought against the French with Wellington, in numerous battles in Portugal and Spain. All three were with Sir John Moore at Corunna (1809), William was at Vittoria (1813), Charles at Vimeiro (1808) and Talavera (1809), Henry at Vimeiro, Vittoria and Salamanca (1812), while William was also present at the final showdown at Waterloo (1815). Source: BURGLARS & SHEEPSTEALERS Crime and Criminals in a South Yorkshire Village in the early Nineteenth Century by Stephen Cooper (2012) http://www.chivalryandwar.co.uk/resource/burglars.pdf

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Maj. William Booth's Timeline

1785
1785
1860
1860
Age 75