|Place of birth||Harford, Hertfordshire, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Occupation||Smith and fitter|
|Address||Elmsdale Cycle Co., Farnborough, Hants, England|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Brother, Ernest Batty, Elmsdale Cycle Co., Farnborough, Hants, England|
|Previous military service||West Surrey Territorials|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade 5, Brigade Ammunition Column|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/33/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Gunner|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of death or wounding||Bullecourt, France|
|Age at death||26|
|Place of burial||St. Sever Cemetery Extension (Plot I. Row H, Grave No. 13A), Rouen, France|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Disembarked Suez, 21 December 1915.
Transferred to 20th Battery, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, Moascar, 10 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join British Expeditionary Force, 19 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 25 March 1916.
Transferred to 22nd Field Artillery Brigade, 13 May 1916.
Transferred to 13th Battery, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, 27 January 1917; taken on strength, 28 January 1917.
Wounded in action, France, 15 April 1917; admitted to 6th Australian Field Ambulance, 15 April 1917 (shrapnel wound, lumbar region); transferred to 3rd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 15 April 1917; to 49th Casualty Clearing Station, 15 April 1917; to Ambulance Train, 15 April 1917; to 1st Australian General Hospital, Rouen, 16 April 1917; died of wounds, 19 April 1917.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BATTY John|