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BATTY JAMES THOMAS . HMT DE LA POLE . Second Engineer  RNR 3218ES 04 Feb 1916 The only casualty when vessel wrecked on the Goodwin Sands
JAMES THOMAS BATTY

Born: 05 Aug 1880 Kingston Upon Hull

Baptised : 28 Nov 1880 - Holy Trinity Church Hull

Father : Thomas Batty - Born 1855

Mother : Elizabeth Pearce - Born 1854

Died : 04 02 1916

BATTY JAMES THOMAS   4 Providence Square Osborne St Hull . 1881 .
. . . 3 Minerva Tce Hull . . 1884 .
. . . 10 Crown Place Wassand St . . 1891 .
. . . 4 Murtle Grove Brighton St . . 1898 - 1900 .
. . . 19 Rugby St Hessle Rd . . 1901 .
. . . 108 Division Rd . . 1904 .
. . . 94 Glasgow St . . 1906 .
. . . 33 Rugby St . . 1908 .
. . . 73 Devon St . . 1912 .
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nee BATEMAN ADA . . . Spouse 17 Sept 1902 Marriage - St Johns Church Newington
. ADA . . . Daur 11 05 1904 Born
. EDITH FANNY . . . . 30 08 1906 Born
. JAMES THOMAS . . . . 1908 Born
. FREDERICK JOSEPH . . . . 21 07 1911 Born
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ADA BATEMAN

 

Marriage of James Thomas Batty to Ada bateman 17 Sept 1902

 

   

Children of James Thomas and Ada Batty

ADA - Daur - Born: 11 05 1904 - Kingston Upon Hull

EDITH FANNY - Daur - Born: 30 08 1906 - Kingston Upon Hull

JAMES THOMAS : Son - Born 1908 - Kingston Upon Hull

FREDERICK JOSEPH : Son - Born 21 07 1911 - Kingston Upon Hull

 

 

Here we can see the Discharge Certificate of James Batty who served as Second Engineer aboard the Hull Trawler Expert H244 from 15 03 1899 - 02 05 1900.

As with many Hull Trawlermen James was to join the Royal Naval Reserve at the outbreak of the war and can be seen seated in the photo below..

 

 

 

While serving with the RNR on the Hull Trawler DE LA POLE H377 the Vessel was wrecked on the Goodwin Sands 4 Feb 1916 The Deal lifeboat went to the vessel in response to distress signals, the De La Pole was full of water and of her 12 man crew 8 were lashed to the rigging, the vessel was breaking up rapidly but by means of lifeline the crew were taken aboard the lifeboat although James Thomas Batty was fataly injured while doing so.

 

In Memory of
Engineman JAMES BATTY

3218ES, H.M. Trawler "De la Pole.", Royal Naval Reserve
who died
on 04 February 1916

Remembered with honour
CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL