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Cedric Walker Batty

Photograph of Cedric Walker Batty 1896 - 1957. Image kindly provided by Bernice Brooks (July 2019). Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Photograph of Cedric Walker Batty 1896 - 1957. Image kindly provided by Bernice Brooks (July 2019). …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cedric Walker AWMM
  • Surname
    Batty AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 46871 AWMM
    • WWII 593222 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 May 1896 AWMM Coal Creek FlatOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Mrs E.E. Batty (mother), Richmond Street, Cobden, Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs E. Batty (wife) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    1923 AWMM Married/InterWar AWMM
    Elizabeth McKnight AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Medal (MM) AWMM
      21 August 1918 AWMM
      "A strong Machine Gun post was holding up a post of the advance and Rifleman Batty and Lowe and a third companion noticing this at once dashed forward to rush the post. The third man was killed but Batty and Lowe bombed the post and rushing forward captured the machine Guns and the garrison of one Officer and 10 other ranks. By his coolness and decision Riflemand Batty save many casualties and greatly assisted the advance." London Gazette 24 January 1919, p1254, Rec No 2428 AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 9 January 1917 AWMM Cabinet Maker/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Henry and Elizabeth Emma Batty (nee Walker) Married Elizabeth McKnight in 1923 in Christchurch, New Zealand.

    Served with the Burham transport department, and as a Lieutenant with the Nelson, Marlborough and West Coast Regiment AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    31 March 1957 AWMM
    Age 60 AWMM
    GreymouthGrey District AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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