E. J. Batterbury
Service no. S/7006
Lance Corporal, Rifle Brigade, 7th Battalion
Died age 23 on 18 August 1916
Son of Henry Hooper Batterbury and Sarah Alice Batterbury, of 162 Old South Lambeth Road, South Lambeth, London.
Remembered at Thistle Dump Cemetery, High Wood, Longueval, France and at St Mark’s Church, Kennington Oval.
Information from 1911 Census
Ernest James Batterbury, 18 in 1911, was a hosier’s assistant, born in Lambeth. He lived at Buckstone Cottges, Oval Place, Dorset Road, London SW8, with his mother, Sarah Alice Batterbury, 47, who was born in the City of London, and father Henry Hooper Batterbury, 47, a theatre attendant, originally from Windsor, Berkshire, five siblings and a boarder.
Ernest, the eldest, was followed by
Rachel May Batterbury, 16, a milliner’s assistant, born in “West Newington, Surrey”
Alice Batterbury, 15, no employment given, born in Lambeth
Alfred Herbert Batterbury, 10, born in Lambeth
Ethel Elizabeth Amy Batterbury, 7, born in Lambeth
Harry Batterbury, 6, born in Lambeth
The boarder was Charles Thomas Gabriel Bottomley, 62, a widowed confectioner from Marylebone.