WW1 - Surnames starting with the letter B. 

Arthur Bather

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:06th Bn
Name of Rgt or Ship:King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry)
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:FranceGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Tilloy British Cemetery, Tilloy-les-Mofflaines
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the September quarter 1895 in the Altrincham R.D. - ref:
8a/212, the son of Samuel & Ann Bather (nee Street).

1901 Census - Monks Heath, Nether Aldreley, Cheshire.   Son - aged: 5 -
born: Snelson, Cheshire.   Head of household - Samuel Bather - Married -
aged: 47 - occ: Gardener (Domestic) - born: Snelson, Cheshire.     Also -
Ann Bather - Wife - aged: 45 - born: Snelson, Cheshire.    Plus 3

1911 Census - Yarwood Farm, Nether Alderley.   Servant - aged: 16 -occ:
Cowman - born: Peover, Cheshire.    His parents were then residing at Monks
Heath, Nether Alderley.   His father - Samuel - aged: 57 - occ: Garden
Labourer - born: Lymm.  His mother - Ann - aged: 55 - born: Peover.  Plus 3

MIC - confirms that he was a Private in the Yorkshire Light Infantry and
awarded the BWM & the VM, indicating that he did not go to France until
1916 or later.  The date of his posting is not recorded.

Commemorated on St. Mary's P.C. Nether Alderley War Memorial & RoH.  One of
three TWD commemorated on those memorials. (See under Altrincham
Memorials).    Listed as "Bathers" which is incorrect.

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