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The Death of William Booth, Founder of the Salvation Army – 20 August 1912

William Booth, the Methodist preacher from Sneinton in Nottingham who founded the Salvation Army, died in London on 20 August 1912 – he was 83.

To mark the day, here is a detailed newspaper obituary of William Booth that was published in ‘The Western Times’ on 23 August 1912.

historical newspaper report about william booth

historical newspaper report about william booth

Western Times – Friday 23 August 1912

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000265/19120823/010/0006

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