Harry Bateman

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: CH/11658
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 18 Kings Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Shunter, Caledonian Railway
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Margaret Bateman, 12 Kings Rd, Dundee

  • Children:

    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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