This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: CH/11658
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Marine Light Infantry
- Unit/Ship: Deal Battalion, R.N. Div
- Place of Death: Turkey/Gallipoli
- Age at Death: 33
- Date of Death: 28.05.1915
- Burial Country: Turkey/Gallipoli
- Cemetery: Redoubt Cemetery, Helles
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Special Mem A.96.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 18 Kings Rd, Dundee
- Occupation: Shunter, Caledonian Railway
Margaret Bateman, 12 Kings Rd, Dundee
Ernest, born 27.06.1911 & Margaret, born 12.05.1915
More about Harry Bateman
RAILWAY SHUNTER DIES OF WOUNDS.
Mrs Bateman, 12 King’s Road, Dundee, has been notified of the death from wounds received in action at the Dardanelles of her Husband, Lance-Corporal Harry Bateman, Royal Marine Light Infantry.
Lance-Corporal Bateman was an R.M.L.I. reservist, and was called up at the beginning of the war. He was twelve years with the Marines, and took part in the memorable defence of Antwerp. His death occurred in hospital at Alexandria.
Before the opening of hostilities Lance-Corporal Bateman was employed as a shunter on the Caledonian Railway. He was 33 years of age, and is survived by his widow and two children, one of whom is only one month old.
Dundee Courier 16th June 1915
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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