BOOKER, Francis James
(Service number 89803)

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Date 28 March 1892 Place of Birth Orari

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Jolie Street, Akaroa
Occupation Motor driver
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married. Two children
Next of Kin Mrs A. BOOKER (wife), 164 Chester Street, Christchurch
Religion Church of England
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Date 4 May 1950 Age 58 years
Place of Death Christchurch
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New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Francis James Booker who was born on 28 March 1892 at Orari, was the second son of James Booker and Charlotte Susan née Wyatt who had married in 1881 at Temuka. He married Annie Loversidge on 14 January 1914 at Christchurch. A son, George William, was born on 21 December 1914 at Christchurch and a daughter, Evelyn Joyce, was born on 14 December 1917 at Akaroa. Francis died in 1950 at Christchurch. Two of his brothers - William George and Allan Rowland Booker - served in World War I.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [16 June 2020]

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