Sergeant James Robert Batten

Army Number : 31005

Battalion : 16th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Epping, Essex and lived at Milford, Derbyshire. Son of Dorothy Pratley, of 56, Ellington Street, Barnsbury, London. He was a gardener prior to enlisting at Derby. He died of wounds, 5th January 1918, aged 19.

Buried Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium. Plot 9. Row B. Grave 19.

Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium.

Sergeant James Robert Batten is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
Milford War Memorial, Milford, Derbyshire.
Milford Community Garden War Memorial, Milford, Derbyshire.