Private Horace Batty

Army Number : 27965

Battalion : 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Killamarsh, Derbyshire and lived at Hodthorpe, Derbyshire. Son of William and Elizabeth Batty. He was a coal miner prior to enlisting at Worksop, Nottinghamshire. He served in Gallipoli during 1915 with the 9th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment, and was killed in action, 1st July 1917, in the attack at Cite St. Theodore, near Lens, with the 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Commemorated : Loos Memorial, France. Panel 87 to 89.

Loos Memorial, France.

Private Horace Batty is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
Killamarsh War Memorial, Killamarsh, Derbyshire.