Bateman, Horace

Pte, Horace Bateman, 10th EYR

BORN HULL 1898. SON OF HENRY BATEMAN (1856-1935) AND MRS ADDIE BATEMAN (1862-1942), OF 37 WALSMLEY STREET, HULL, AND THIS CWGC ADDRESS. THE SECOND YOUNGEST OF EIGHT CHILDREN. EMPLOYED AS A SALESMAN. HE WAS ALSO A MEMBER OF THE HULL DISTRICT GARDENER SOCIETY. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 14/10/1916, AGED 18 YEARS AND 10 MONTHS. HIS ARMY RECORDS, DESCRIBE HIM AS 5 FOOT, 7 INCHES TALL, 116 LBS WEIGHT, 33 INCH CHEST, WITH A FAIR PHYSIQUE “THAT SHOULD IMPROVE.” HE SERVED IN THE 10TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT, A PALS BATTALION, KNOWN AS THE “HULL COMMERCIALS”. HE ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 31/01/1917. KILLED IN ACTION, AT OPPY WOOD, ON 03/05/1917, AGED 19. UNMARRIED. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS MOTHER, ADDIE. HE LEFT A BROTHER AND TWO MARRIED SISTERS. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 27TH FEBRUARY 1919, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH. *
BURIED IN FRANCE, HIS GRAVE INSCRIPTION, READS, “EVER IN THOUGHT”.


First name:
HORACE
Military Number:
33105
Rank:
Private
Date Died
03/05/1917
Place died:
Lievin Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France
Age:
19
84 THE QUADRANT, COTTINGHAM ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK