Arthur Elton Batchelor1

M, #1282, b. 4 Aug 1897, d. 28 Apr 1917
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Father*Walter Henry Batchelor1 b. between 31 Mar 1874 and 30 Mar 1876, d. before 28 Apr 1917
Mother*Ellen Clara Howard1 b. between 3 Apr 1868 and 1 Apr 1870
     Arthur Elton Batchelor was born on 4 Aug 1897 in 46 Northumberland Street, Heigham, Norwich, Norfolk, England.2 He was the son of Walter Henry Batchelor and Ellen Clara Howard.1 His birth was registered in the Sep 1897 quarter in the Norwich registration district.3 Arthur Elton Batchelor died on 28 Apr 1917 in Calais, Pas De Calais, France, at age 19; during WW1.1 He has no known burial place, and is commemorated on a Commonwealth War Memorial on The Arras Memorial, Calais, Pas De Calais, France; Bay 4.1


DateHead of HouseholdHousehold
31 Mar 1901Walter Henry BatchelorArthur Elton Batchelor was listed as a member of the household of Walter Henry Batchelor in the 1901 census in 4 Stone Cottages, Aldringham, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Ellen Clara Howard and Walter C Batchelor.4
2 Apr 1911Ellen Clara HowardArthur Elton Batchelor was listed in the 1911 census in Debenham, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Nellie Mary Batchelor and Gerald Gordon Batchelor Ellen is enumerated as "wife", however no "head" is shown. 5 children born alive, 3 still living and 2 died.5

Military History

Last Edited=28 Feb 2018


  1. [S19] Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission ( ""
  2. [S896] Copy birth certificate of Arthur Elton Batchelor, born 4th August, 1897, registered 14th September, 1897 in the Registration District of Norwich (unknown repository, Sep 1897 Norwich 4b 187) "unknown cd."
  3. [S11] General Record Office Indexes to Births, 1837 - 2005 (General Register Office) "Sep 1897 Norwich 4b 187."
  4. [S3] Online image of the 1901 Census for England & Wales (1901 Census - England & Wales, "Class: RG13; Piece: 1791; Folio: 43; Page: 3."
  5. [S2] Online image of the 1911 Census for England & Wales (1911 Census - England & Wales, "Class: RG14; Piece: 10753; Schedule Number: 86."
  6. [S342] Medal Card of Arthur E Batchelor, Suffolk Regiment, 1914 - 1920 (The Western Front Association, WW1 Medal Index Cards) "Roll K/1/103 B 2 Page 292."
  7. [S120] Monumental inscription in the Church of (Churchyard of St. Mary Magdalene) "unknown cd."
  8. [S241] Website Roll Of Honour - Suffolk County Council (…).