David McIntosh Battes

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: Clyde Z/2638
  • Rank: Able Seaman
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
  • Unit/Ship: Anson Battalion, R.N. Div
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 31
  • Date of Death: 11.11.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Nouvelles Communal Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: East side

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 05.02.1887
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 21 Mellville St, Lochgelly
  • Occupation: Miner
  • Mother:

    Mrs Battes, 28 Dura St, Dundee

  • Father:

    James M. Battes, 28 Dura St, Dundee

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More about David McIntosh Battes

David McIntosh Battes CZ/2638 Anson Bn Royal Naval Division


B. David McIntosh, Royal Naval Division, who died from wounds in France on 11th November, was the eldest son of Mr and Mrs James M. Battes, 28 Dura Street.  Deceased, who was 31 years of age, joined up four years ago, and went through the Dardanelles campaign.  He was afterwards transferred to France, where he was wounded on 10th November.  Prior to enlistment he was a miner in Lochgelly.  Another brother Robert, is serving in France with the Royal Engineers.

Dundee Courier 2nd January 1919

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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