Dan Battye (c.1889-1917)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

BATTYE, DAN. Private. No 241696. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Marsden. Lived 9 Sandhurst Cottages, Marsden. Employed as a weaver by Messrs Crowther, Bruce and Company Limited, Marsden. Attended Marsden Wesleyan Church and Sunday School. A member of the Marsden Liberal Club. Enlisted March 1916. Embarked for France January, 1917. Missing, presumed killed, at the Battle of Bullecourt, 3.5.1917, aged 27 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Marsden Liberal Club; Huddersfield Drill Hall; Marsden War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission