Batten, Levi Gunner 204201 (18831917)

He was born 1883 and married in Christ church, Gipsy Hill on 9 March 1912 to Sarah Minnie Bates when he was 29 and she was 30 years old.  He had been living at 24 Berridge Road, and Sarah at No 26.  He was a postman and his father, George William Batten, a policeman.  He joined the Royal Garrison Artillery 1st Siege Bty and died on active service, a Gunner RGA on 15 August 1917.  He left behind his wife Sarah and at least one child, Blanche Minnie, baptised on 5 October 1913, also at Christ church.  He is remembered on Panel 9 Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.