1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

David Batham

Contributed by: Joy Edmunds-Fey, on 2008-11-09

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First Name David
Surname Batham
Year of Birth 1874
Year of Death 1915
Regiment Worcestershire Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence lye, Worcestershire

David's Story

Private David Batham died in trenches near La Brique on 9 August 1915.

Private David Batham, 20120, 3rd Bn, Worcestershire Regiment, died in trenches near La Brique on 9 August 1915. He is buried in La Brique Military Cemetery No 1, near Ypres. Although his headstone gives his age as 35, his date of birth was 4 January 1874 and so he was 41 when he died. He left behind his wife Alice Victoria Batham and children Lois, Stanley and Edith.

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