PFC Fitzhugh Lee Boothe was born 3 Mar 1898 in Roanoke, Virginia. He was the 4th of 6 children born to Walter Douglas and Mary Booker (Read) Boothe. His father worked as a painter and as a clerk for the railroad.
After entering the army, Fitzhugh was assigned to Machine Gun Company 116th Infantry. He and the unit sailed for France aboard the USS Finland on 15 Jun 1918. PFC Boothe was killed in action on 23 Oct 1918.
PFC Boothe was repatriated and re-interred in Fairview Cemetery in Roanoke, Virginia.