Joseph Batchelor

Name

Joseph Batchelor

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

31/10/1914
29

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
2484
3rd Dragoon Guards (Prince of Wales' Own)

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Panel 3.
Belgium

UK Memorials

Bushey Town Memorial
Wesleyan (Bushey & Oxhey Methodist) Church Memorial, Oxhey

Pre War

Joseph Batchelor was born in Kilburn, the son of Joseph and Elizabeth Batchelor. Joseph senior was employed as a coal porter and he and Eliza had five children. Just before the war Joseph married and moved to London.

Wartime Service

When war was declared, Joseph enlisted as Private 2484 with his brother, Henry, with the 3rd battalion of the Dragoon Guards. They served together in Belgium and were both killed in action on the same day, 31 October 1914.

Additional Information

After his death he was recorded as the son of Joseph and Elizabeth Batchelor, of 42, Tucker St., Watford, Herts; husband of Mrs. J. Batchelor, of 94, Kilravock St., Queen's Park Estate, North Kensington, London. Also see ‘Additional Information’ provided

Acknowledgments

Dianne Payne - www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk, Jonty Wild