We remember Basil Condon Battye, Mid

We remember Basil Condon Battye, Mid

Duplicate of B C Battye
Duplicate of B C Battye
Duplicate of B C Battye
Duplicate of B C Battye
Duplicate of B C Battye
Duplicate of B C Battye
Duplicate of B C Battye

Also remembered by 4 people

Profile picture for Basil Condon Battye, Mid

Timeline

Timeline

1873
sibling Arthur B Battye Source:8769413 1873
1878
sibling Marian Battye Source:8769413 1878
1882
birth India Source:8769414 Source:8769413 24th September 1882
1885
sibling Naomi W Battye Source:8769413 1885
1891
location Hante Combe, Woodstock Road, Westbury on Trym, Bristol United Kingdom parents address Source:8769413 1891
1900
service British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Engineers Source:9385352 18th August 1900 - 17th August 1903
1900
commission Regular Source:9385352 18th August 1900
1901
location Gillingham, Kent United Kingdom military residence address Source:8769410 1901
1903
awards Africa General Service Medal Other War Service Award Source:9385352 1903
1903
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Engineers Source:9385352 18th August 1903 - 17th August 1910
1906
awards Albert Medal (AM) British Award/Decoration Source:9385352 31st August 1906
1910
service British Army Captain Royal Engineers Source:9385352 18th August 1910
1915
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9385352 17th February 1915
1915
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9385352 22nd June 1915
1915
hospitalisation Wounded Hospital/Institution Source:8769414 1915
1915
service British Army Captain and Brevet Major General Staff Royal Engineers Source:9385352 5th September 1915 - 1st November 1916
1915
appointments General Staff Officer, Third Grade Source:9385352 5th September 1915 - 14th February 1916
1916
appointments Brigade Major Source:9385352 15th February 1916
1916
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:9385352 24th June 1916
1916
service British Army Temporary Major General Staff Royal Engineers Source:9385352 27th June 1916
1916
appointments General Staff Officer, Second Grade Source:9385352 27th June 1916
1916
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9385352 27th July 1916
1916
service British Army Major General Staff Royal Engineers Source:9385352 2nd November 1916 - 27th October 1917
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9385352 4th January 1917
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9385352 15th May 1917
1917
awards Croix de Chevalier of Legion d'Honneur - France Other War Service Award Source:9385352 2nd June 1917
1917
service British Army Temporary Lieutenant Colonel General Staff Royal Engineers Source:9385352 28th October 1917 - 1919
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9385352 11th December 1917
1918
appointments General Staff Officer, First Grade Source:9385352 9th August 1918 - 14th January 1919
1918
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9385352 20th December 1918
1919
service British Army Brevet Lieutenant Colonel General Staff Royal Engineers Source:9385352 1st January 1919 - 8th November 1925
1919
awards Croix de Guerre - Belgium Other War Service Award Source:9385352 4th September 1919
1925
location Hyroelectic Circle, Punjab Public Works Department, Simla India Source:8769414 1925
1925
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel Royal Engineers Source:9385352 9th November 1925 - 20th October 1929
1925
appointments Chief Engineer, Hydo Electric Dept, Punjab Govt Source:9385442 December 1925 - 16th May 1932
1929
service British Army Colonel General Staff From Royal Engineers Source:9385352 21st October 1929
service Indian Army Brevet Major Royal Engineers 3rd Sappers and Miners Source:9385352
education Elementary education. Also played 1st XI cricket St Lawrence College Ramsgate United Kingdom Source:8769414
education Passed out first Royal Military Academy Woolwich United Kingdom Source:8769414
1932
death Not War Related Baytee "lost his life as the result of an accident to his motorcar while on a tour of inspection near Batala in the Gurdaspur district.” Batala, Gurdaspur India Source:9385442 16th May 1932
burial Cemetery Non-War Cemetery Lahore India Source:9385442

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Basil Condon
Initials BC
Last Name Battye, Mid
Source 8769422
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Gillingham, Kent United Kingdom military residence address known 1901
Hante Combe, Woodstock Road, Westbury on Trym, Bristol United Kingdom parents address known 1891
Hyroelectic Circle, Punjab Public Works Department, Simla India known 1925
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Royal Engineers Captain
British Army Royal Engineers Second Lieutenant
British Army Royal Engineers Lieutenant
British Army General Staff Royal Engineers Captain and Brevet Major
British Army General Staff Royal Engineers Major
British Army General Staff Royal Engineers Brevet Lieutenant Colonel
British Army General Staff Royal Engineers Temporary Major
British Army Royal Engineers Lieutenant Colonel
British Army General Staff From Royal Engineers Colonel
Indian Army Royal Engineers 3rd Sappers and Miners Brevet Major
British Army General Staff Royal Engineers Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Africa General Service Medal Other War Service Award
Albert Medal (AM) British Award/Decoration
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Croix de Chevalier of Legion d'Honneur - France Other War Service Award
Croix de Guerre - Belgium Other War Service Award
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret F T Battye mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Arthur B Battye brother 1873
Marian Battye sister 1878
Naomi W Battye sister 1885

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

IWM is not responsible for the content of external websites. Please note that some sources will require payment to view.

Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Medal Index Card
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Guy74824
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Guy74824
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Guy74824
School & university registers Image Guy74824
Medal Index Cards Transcription Guy74824
Medal Index Cards Transcription Guy74824
Medal Index Cards Transcription Guy74824
Medal Index Cards Transcription Guy74824
Medal Index Cards Transcription Guy74824
Medal Index Cards Transcription Guy74824
Medal Index Cards Transcription Guy74824

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected byMore information
London Gazette M2740
Battye Hand Grenade M2740
The man who brought electricity to Shimla also invented a famous World War-I bomb M2740

Multimedia

TitleConnected byMore information
Major B C Battye M2740
"Battye Bomb" M2740

Stories

We remember Basil Condon Battye, Mid

Also remembered by 4 people