|Memorial .||Caudry British Cemetery||II. E. 13.|
Awards & Titles:
Early Life :Son of Ben and Annie Elizabeth Batley, of Mayville, Dymond Rd., Heckmondwike, Yorks. Siblings: Sara Ellen, John Snell, Ann, Mary Alice and Ben. In 1911, living with family at Providence House, Heckmondwicke.
Family :Probate shows: BATLEY, George Cook of Providence House, Heckmondwike, Yorkshire. Private, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 5th December 1918 in France. Administration at London 15th June to Ben Batley - Timber Merchant. Effects £951 8s 1d.
Education & Career :Timber Merchant (1916) - in Heckmondwike. Timber is thefamily business - father Ben now retired but management passed down to George and John
Unit : 33rd Div. M.T. Coy. ASC
Action : Post War
Service No. DM2/190606 - Army Service Corps.
Recorded in the records of United Grand Lodge of England that he "Died in France - 6th December 1918". The record of Soldier's Effects elaborates further citing cause of death as "sickness", but dated 5th December.
Post War includes all operations in all theatres up to 31st August 1921. This excludes the campaign in Russia against the Bolsheviks. It also includes men who succombed to wounds post war and who died from various causes whilst still in the services but post war.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Amphibious No. 258 E.C.||Yorkshire (West Riding)|
17th May 1916
14th June 1916
12th July 1916
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
- Book : 1921 - Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918 - Oxford University Press
- Document : 1933 - Masonic Roll of Honour - Freemasons' Hall Vestibule - United Grand Lodge of England