Thursday 25 August 2016

Albert Bateman 1896 - 1916

Barnsley Chronicle 16 September 1916
with thanks to Barnsley Archives
Born: In Q3 1896 in Sculcoates, Hull.

Son of:
George William Bateman who was born about 1862 in Pollington, Yorkshire, England. He was killed in an accident, falling down the shaft, at Ryland’s Main Colliery in Barnsley on 03 Jun 1891 in Barnsley, Yorkshire. At the time he was employed as a Pit Setter and lived at 33 Waltham Street, Barnsley.
His mother was Sarah Ann Hunt, born in Jan 1863 in South Wales. She married George Bateman in Oct 1883 in Sculcoates, Yorkshire East Riding.
She married Robert Frank Nutting, son of James Nutting, on 08 Jan 1894 in Ardsley By Barnsley, York, England. He was born in 1869 in Saffron Walden, Essex.

Position in family: The second of 10 children.
1.    George Bateman was born about 1885 in Hull, Yorkshire.
2.    Albert Horace Bateman was born in Q3 1886 in Sculcoates, Hull, Yorkshire, East, Riding, Northumberland. He died on 18 Aug 1916 in France. WW1 KILLED.
3.    Maud Victoria Bateman was born on 14 Nov 1889 in Batley, Yorkshire.
4.    Charles Henry Bateman was born on Q2 1891 in Barnsley, Yorkshire. He married Lily Waterfield, born about 1889 in Stockton On Fels, Durham, Q1 1909 in Barnsley, Yorkshire West Riding.
He had 6 step-siblings from his mother’s second marriage:
5.    Clarence Archibald Nutting was born about 1897 in Alloa, Scotland. He died on 19 Oct 1915 in France and Flanders. WW1 DIED
6.    Florence M Nutting was born about 1899 in Alloa.
7.    James Percy Nutting was born on 10 Aug 1900 in Barnsley, Yorkshire. He died in Dec 1975 in Barnsley, South Yorkshire.
8.    Robert Norman Nutting was born about 1903 in Barnsley, Yorkshire.
9.    Sarah Hellen Nutting was born about 1907 in Barnsley, Yorkshire.
10.    Frank Harold Nutting was born on Q4 1894 in Barnsley, Yorkshire.

Home address, age and occupation:
1891: 33 Waltham Street, Barnsley, age 4.
1901: 6 Beevor Street, Barnsley, age 14, Glass Bottle Maker Apprentice.
1911: 5 Back Canning Street, Barnsley, age 24, Glass Hand Labourer.

He married Gertrude Barnes, born about 1888 in Clay Cross, Derbyshire.
on 16 May 1908 in Barnsley, St John the Baptist, Yorkshire. 

1.    Annie Elizabeth Bateman was born about 1910 in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England.

Military Service:
Enlisted: Enlistment date estimated from gratuity payment, August 1914
Regiment and Battalion:     King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, 6th Bn
Service number and rank:  16202 Serjeant
Awards: 15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal

Death:         18 August 1916
Buried at:     Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval
Grave Reference:    XXIX G 1

Information from Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
Son of George Arthur and Sarah Bateman, of Hoyle Mill, Barnsley; husband of Gertrude Horbury (formerly Bateman), of 43, Prospect St., Barnsley.


Barnsley, Redfearn Brothers Glassworks & Aldham Works Memorial Tablet
Barnsley, St Mary's Church Combined Memorial

Hoyle Mill Scholars, Bethel Chapel, Pontefract Road, Hoyle Mill 
Ardsley, Christ Church, Christ Church Parishioners - WW1 Plaque

Notes & Links:
Lives of the First World War
KOYLI War diary 6 battalion casualty return
Source Citation:
The National Archives of the UK; Kew, Surrey, England; First World War and Army of Occupation War Diaries; Class: WO 95
Source Information UK, WWI War Diaries (France, Belgium and Germany), 1914-1920 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2015.

This biography was submitted to the Barnsley War Memorials Project by Peter West in August 2016.

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