Image from the Evening Star Newspaper 14th August 1941.

Born: 1920, Ipswich.

Died: 29th October 1942; age: 22; at sea.

Residence: 15, Weymouth Road, Ipswich.


Rank: Staff Sergeant; Service Number: S/5828726.

Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps / Gordon Highlanders.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 15, Column 2.

Brookwood Military Cemetery,




Father: Daniel Booth, born March 1894, Ipswich. A Customs & Excise Officer

Mother: Dorothy Winifred Booth (nee Cubitt), born January 1899, Ipswich.

Family home at 58, Melbourne Road, Ipswich.


In August 1941, at Rushmere St. Andrew Church, Suffolk, Patrick married Kathleen Mary Finch, born 1921, Ipswich, of ‘Kampala,’ Weymouth Road, Ipswich.

Evening Star – 14th August 1941



Booth – Finch


The marriage took place at Rushmere Church of Patrick Daniel Booth, elder son of Mr. and Mrs. Booth, of Melbourne Road, and Miss Kathleen Mary Finch, the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Finch, of ‘Kampala,’ Weymouth Road, Ipswich. The bride wore a white lace frock over a heavy satin slip, with veil and head-dress of orange blossom, and she carried a bouquet of dark red roses. Her bridesmaid, Miss Margaret Booth (sister of the bridegroom), wore a dress of green taffeta, and carried a bouquet of pale pink carnations. A reception was afterwards held at the Crown and Anchor Hotal, and later the bride and bridegroom left for their honeymoon, in Scotland, the bride travelling in a floral dress, with blue coat and hat to tone. The bridegroom is serving with H.M. Forces.


Probate to Kathleen Mary Booth – widow.


Patrick is also remembered on the Ipswich School Chapel war memorial and the war memorial at Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk.

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