Walter Battye (1894-1917)

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, WALTER. Private. No 241773. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Holme. Son of Mr and Mrs George Battye. Educated at Holme Council School. Attended Holme Sunday School. Employed as a weaver at Digley Mills. Enlisted 18.3.1916. Embarked for France, 17.1.1917. Reported missing, presumed killed, at the Battle of Bullecourt, 3.5.1917. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Holme and Holmbridge War Memorial; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission