Chief Motor Mechanic

John Foster Harbin Batey

Additional Information: 

Husband of Isabel Batey, Clyde, Central Otago, New Zealand

References:
  • CWGC
NZ WAR GRAVES

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Personal Tributes:

Casualty

Service Number: 
MB/1914
Name:
John Foster Harbin Batey
Rank: 
Chief Motor Mechanic
Date of Birth:
05 November 1893
Place of Birth:
New Zealand
Next of Kin: 
Isabel Batey (wife), Clyde, Central Otago, New Zealand
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Enlistment Address: 
PO Box 8, Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand
Occupation on Enlistment:
Motor Mechanic
Armed Force: 
Navy
Unit:
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action
Date of Death:
04 December 1918
Day of Death:
Wednesday

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Place:
Wellington, New Zealand
Embarkment Date:
16 October 1916
Transport:
HMNZT 66
Vessel:
Willochra
Destination:
Devonport, England

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Location: 
France
John Foster Harbin Batey
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