John Wallace Battye (c.1886-1916)
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, JOHN WALLACE. Private. No 25430. 13th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Mrs Andrew Battye, 48 Back Lane, Holmfirth. Was employed as a willeyer at Firth Brothers of Shepley. Enlisted 1916. Embarked for France, 5.6.1916. His mother received a message that he had been taken a Prisoner of War on 13.11.1916, but was going on fine. Died of shrapnel wounds to the back as a Prisoner of War at Stettin, Germany, 1.12.1916, aged 30 years. Buried BERLIN SOUTH-WESTERN CEMETERY, STAHNSDORF, GERMANY. Grave location:- Plot 5, Row A, Grave 5.
- ROH:- Holmfirth War Memorial.