Leonard Rigby Booth was born at Ballarat. He was a single lad, 21 and a Bank Clerk. He enlisted from St.Kilda, Melbourne on 20 August 1914. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914. Embarked for overseas to join the British Expeditionary Force at Alexandria. Admitted to hospital for a deviated septun"Nasal" 21/6/16. He was detached to the 1st Australian Division Training , 16/4/17. He went awol from 24/12/17 to 25/12/17 and received a forfeiture of 28 days pay. He then was in hospital sick with Tonsillitis 27/2/18. After more duty, he embarked for home 13/10/18 and returned to Australia 23 October 1918. Tree No. 163.