William Alfred BATTEN

Date of Birth: 
6 Jun 1889
Date of Death: 
26 May 1955

William was born in Levin.

He married Sarah Musgrove (born at Foxton in 1890) at Levin in 1917.

They had three sons & three daughters. All three sons served in WW2.

William was a shepherd later becoming a labourer.

William & Sarah lived in a house built by her father at 119 Bath St, Levin. The house was later shifted to another site. The Bath St site is now part of the Thompson House Reserve.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
William Alfred Batten, Alfred Batten, Lucy Emma Jenkins, Sarah (Minnie) Musgrove, Alfred Musgrove, Catherine Grant, Cyril Alfred Francis Batten, Zita Margaret Taplin, William Ernest John Batten, Patricia Gwenyth Quinn, Ivy Cramond, Desmond Frederick James Batten, Mary Eileen McSweeney, Mavis Constance Sarah Batten, Allen Berry Ward, Joan Ruby Batten, John Edward Hall, Margaret Lucy Batten, Edward Ernest (Ted) Donnelly.