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Name: Thomas Spark BATEY
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: T S Service No.: 20/371
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Brazil, South America. Age at Death: 0
Unit: 25th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers (2nd Tyneside Irish)
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: West Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: Croft House, West Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham, (now the home of West Ryton RAOB Social Club, ˜The Buffsâ
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment:
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Monday 9th April 1917
Place of Death:
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: Special Memorial A1 Roclincourt Valley Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 8, 2nd June 1917. Newcastle Evening Chronicle, 9th April 1919, In Memoriam.
Family Details:
Son of Mrs Bell, Croft House, West Ryton on Tyne, Co Durham.
Notes : Thomas was killed in action on the wedding day of his only sister (Mrs Davidson).
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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