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VC710   Arthur Hugh Henry Batten-Pooll

BORN   25 October 1891

DIED   21 January 1971   AGE   79

VC Won   25 June 1916   AGE   24

Place VC Won   Near Colonne, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1916

Name   Arthur Hugh Henry Batten-Pooll   No.      

VC Issue No.   710   Awards   VC   MC

Regiment   Royal Munster Fusiliers, 3rd Battalion


Now   Disbanded

Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Captain

Place Of Birth   Knightsbridge, London, England

Place Of Death   At his home, Ugborough House, Ivybridge, Devon, England

Buried/Location Ashes   St Lawerence's Parish Churchyard, Woolverton, England


Date Buried/Cremated   27 January 1971

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   5 August 1916

VC Presented   4 November 1916 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, St Lawerence's Parish Churchyard, Woolverton, England

P  Named On Victoria Cross Memorial, Eton College, Eton, Berkshire

By The Way…

He was taken prisoner in the war and spent the last few months in prisons in Germany and Switzerland

VC Held By

National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London, England



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