William Booth Emslie
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About William Booth

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    William Booth
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    Royal Army Medical Corps


William passed through Peterborough East Station on 9 November 1916 and wrote in the visitors’ book: Men & Women, “Empires & Cities, Thrones, Principalities & Powers; Mountains, Rivers & Unfathomed Seas; Worlds. Spaces & Universes, all must go – so must I Though I’m sorry to do so.!”

Very little information has been found on Sergeant William Booth Emslie, who served in the Royal Army Medical Corps. However, his medal card states that he was promoted to Acting Warrant Officer Class 2 and was awarded both the British War and Allied Victory Medals.

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