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Bateman, E., Cpl., 1916
In Brewery Orchard Cemetery, Bois-Grenier, Nord, France, is the Commonwealth War Grave of 19410 Corporal Edward Bateman, serving with the 10th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers, who died 01/01/1916.

Morpeth Herald 14/01/1916 carries a brief obituary:

Mrs Bateman, Claremont Terrace, Blyth, has received the sad message of the death of her husband, who has been killed in action in France. He leaves three young children. Private [sic] Ed. Bateman worked at New Delaval Colliery, before enlisting. Four brothers of this soldier enlisted since the war broke out. Bateman was killed on New Year’s Day.

Edward Bateman is remembered at Blyth on B42.24 and at New Delaval on N51.01

The CWGC entry for Corporal Bateman

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