Tuesday 24 June 2014

Silkstone All Saints Churchyard Arthur and Edward Batley

Edward and Arthur Batley remembered on the family gravestone

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Photograph by Pete Schofield

Grave Location and Inscription: 

In Loving Memory / of / Jane, wife of / James Batley / of Stainborough/ born September 11th 1814 / died November 24th 1892 / Also the above named / James Batley / who died May 4th 1902 / aged 81 years / Also of Pte Edward Batley / 12th Y&L Regt Missing at the / Battle of the Somme, July 1st 1916 / Aged 23 years / Also Arthur G Batley / 2nd Lt 11th Manchester Regt / Killed nr Cambrai Sept 27th 1918 / buried at Marbuion aged 28 years / sons of George & Sarah A Batley / of Stainborough / Also of the above named / Sarah A Batley / who died January 20th 1923 / aged 64 years.

Edward and Arthur are also remembered on the

Silkstone All Saints WW1 plaque (originally in Stainborough St James),on the
Hood Green War Memorial, Hood Green Road, Hood Green,on the Stainborough, Wentworth Castle Roll of Honour, nr Barnsley and on the
Barnsley, Holgate Grammar School Old Boys - WW1  memorial in the Cooper Gallery in Barnsley.

Edward is buried in the A.I.F burial ground at Flers, France and remembered on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.  

Arthur is buried in the Quarry Cemetery, Marquion, France is is remembered on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.


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