David Thomas Batchelor

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 95953
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Fusiliers
  • Unit/Ship: 7th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 02.10.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: IV.C.28.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Malcolm Brothers, Cabinet Makers, Commercial St, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Isabella Batchelor, 43a Strathmartine Rd, Dundee

  • Father:
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More about David Thomas Batchelor

David Batchelor   95953   Royal Fusiliers

Out Since Mons.

Pte. David Batchelor, Royal Fusiliers, son of Mrs Batchelor, 43a Strathmartine Road, has died of wounds.  When war broke out Pte. Batchelor was a reservist, and proceeded to France in the first month of the war.  He held the Mons ribbon and star, and altogether had been 4½ years in France.  Before enlisting Pte. Batchelor who had served nine years in the army, was employed with Malcolm Brothers, cabinetmakers, Commercial Street, Dundee.  He was a well-known member of the Panmure Brotherhood.

Dundee Courier 22nd October 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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