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Major Percival Laurence Montague (Montague) Battye, MC[1]

Male 1886 - 1945  (59 years)


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  • Name Percival Laurence Montague (Montague) Battye 
    Title Major  
    Suffix MC 
    Nickname Percy 
    Born 29 Apr 1886  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 May 1945  Anvers [Antwerp], Antwerp, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Percy Battye, P L M MC, Lieutenant Colonel, regimental no. 10360, b. London, Foot Guards, Welsh Guards, died 29 May 1945, Western Europe Campaign, 1944/45. Killed in a motor accident between Antwerp and Turnhout.
    Buried Aft 29 May 1945  Antwerpen Schoonselhof Communal Cemetery, Antwerp, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Plot: IV. B. 35.
    Notes 
    • Captain Percival Battye attended the King's levée at St. James's Palace (The Times [London] 30 May 1922, pg. 13).
    • 1911 England Census: household living at 29 Sloane Court, Chelsea S W, London, headed by Montagu John Battye, 53, b. Bombay, director of public companies; wife Marguerite Battye, 49, b. London; son Percy Battye, 24, b. London Chelseasingle, mining engineer.
    • War records indicate "husband of Miley Battye, of West Brompton, London."
    • 1901 England Census, 143 Trafalgar Rd, Greenwich, England: Percy L R Battye, 11, b. Peckham, London, England, resided with his uncle, John H Newman, 32; wife Ethel M Newman, 34; daughter Lilian I Newman
    • Residence: 1938, Billingbear Lodge, Binfield, England; 21A Prince Edward Mansions, Palace Court, London.
    Person ID I1685  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 19 Dec 2018 

    Father Montague John (Montague) Battye,   b. 28 Feb 1858, British India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1942, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Marguerite Josefine (Joseph) Turner,   b. 22 Jul 1861, Marylebone, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1925, Chelsea, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 27 Jul 1885  Christ Church, Lancaster Gate, Westminster, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F720  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth (Michel) Rodocanachi,   b. 02 Aug 1891, East Preston, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Mar 1982, Reading, Berkshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 23 Jun 1914  Binfield Park, Bracknell, Berkshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Wedding announcement appeared in The Times (London) 15 May 1914.
    • Wedding announced in The Times [London], 22 Jun 1914, p. 11
    Divorced Bef 1938 
    Children 
    +1. Diana Eveline M. (Percy) Battye,   b. 05 Sep 1915, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Jul 2005, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 8 Nov 2014 
    Family ID F719  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Apr 1886 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Jun 1914 - Binfield Park, Bracknell, Berkshire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 May 1945 - Anvers [Antwerp], Antwerp, Belgium Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 29 May 1945 - Antwerpen Schoonselhof Communal Cemetery, Antwerp, Belgium Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Antwerpen Schoonselhof Communal Cemetery
    Antwerpen Schoonselhof Communal Cemetery
    Photo courtesy: Find a Grave

  • Sources 
    1. [S119] 1911 England Census.


  

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