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Leslie Clapham Batten

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Headstone of Private Leslie Clapham Batten (41469). Nine Elms British Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BEDA9543). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie Clapham AWMM
  • Surname
    Batten AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 41469 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 February 1880 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs L.C. Batten (wife), 3 Rural Route, Hawera, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Married AWMM
      Alice Batten (nee Exley) AWMM
    • 4 February 2015 AWMM Married AWMM
      Helen Jenkins AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 41469 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    06 Oct 1917 {Age 37} AWMMDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Leslie Batten was the son of James William and Emma Rebecca Batten, of Bow, London; husband of Alice Batten (nee Exley), of Beach Road, Hawera, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 37 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Nine Elms British Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM II. E. 13. AWMM
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  • Obituary
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Remembering my grandfather, with much love and gratitude, for being the courageous beautiful man that he was/is. Your son, James Leslie, was my much loved father, who I miss dearly. Lovelight! Terri
    Public - terri campbell - Other Relative - 25 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      57: 20 AWMM
    • NZWGT: Information supplied by the New Zealand War Graves Trust as part of the New Zealand War Graves project. This project was established in 2006 to record in text and photographs the 31,758 New Zealanders who have been identifed as serving with New Zealand or Allied forces, and who died in conflicts from the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) up to the present day and in peacekeeping operations. AWMM

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25 April 2015terri campbellgold coast austrlaiaOther Relative
04 February 2015HelenNew ZealandOther Relative
01 February 2015Helen IreneAuckland, NZOther Relative
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