Māori › Edward James Batten Died 19 May 1941 PDF Key details Service number32844 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM 25 Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Wreath, 1999, laid by the Greek Community on the Cenotaph in Auckland and later moved to the Hall of … View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesEdward James AWMM SurnameBatten AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number32844 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM Seaview Road, Westown, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationMrs E.A. Batten (wife), 34 Whiteley Street, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 27 August 1940 AWMM Married AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignGreece AWMM Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service number32844 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW2 Nurseryman/Civilian AWMM New Plymouth, Taranaki AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Vessel was Mauretania transferred to Ormonde at Bombay, India AWMM Private AWMM 25 (Wellington) Infantry Battalion AWMM Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Third Echelon AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM 25 Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Edward Batten was the son of James Alexander and Florence Elizabeth Batten, of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand; husband of Emily Alice Batten, of New Plymouth. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death19 May 1941 AWMM Age 26 AWMM Greece, Europe AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Death notes Cemetery Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAthens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM Roll of Honour Remember Edward James Batten by laying a poppy. Donald Edgar Batten Edgar Tasman Batten Edward James Batten Frank Lang Batten Frederick Harold Batten Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Edward James Batten Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksPuttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-25Ba.html Sources Used Commonwealth War Graves Commission record https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2105574 Sources Used DocumentsCooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM Puttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM Military Service Record AWMM Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM WW2 3: WW2 31 AWMM The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.