Philip Batho

Labour Corps

Personal Details

Born: In 1888 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised on 23 September 1888 in Tilstock Parish Church, Shropshire.

Family: He was the youngest of six children born to Joseph Batho, an agricultural labourer, and his wife Caroline. He married Margaret Frances Beaman in 1912 in Whitchurch and together they had seven children – William, George, Gertrude, Violet, Constance, Nancy, and Philip.

Residence: From the time of his baptism until at least 1911 he was living with his family in Tilstock Village, Shropshire.

Employment: In 1911 he was a carter and farm labourer

Died: In 1924 in Whitchurch, aged 36.

Military Details

Regiment: Labour Corps  

Rank: Private

Service Number: 216311

Date of Enlistment: 16 February 1917

Date of Discharge: 10 August 1917

Reason for Discharge: No longer physically fit for service

Medals and Awards

None awarded as did not serve overseas


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