Joseph Battye (1876-1917)

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:

BATTY, JOSEPH. Private. No 241823. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Thurlestone. Son of Mr and Mrs Jonas Batty, Upper House Farm, Hepworth. Was Superintendent at Crow Edge Wesleyan School and a member of the Chapel there. Killed in action at the Battle of Bullecourt, 3.5.1917, aged 41. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Hepworth and Scholes War Memorial; Hepworth Parish Church; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission