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Legh Richmond BATTYE

Male 1845 - 1888  (42 years)


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  • Name Legh Richmond BATTYE 
    Gender Male 
    Born 29 June 1845  Chopra, Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Baptism 28 December 1845  Chopra, Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 18 June 1888  Hazaran Mountain, Kerman Province, Iran Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I32432  Clan Moffat UK
    Last Modified 11 November 2016 

    Family/Spouse Margaret Fanny Jane MOFFAT,   b. 22 December 1847, Mhow, Madhya Pradesh, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. March 1917, Brighton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 9 November 1868  Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F9872  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Major Legh Richmond Battye, born at Chopra, Bengal, 29 June 1845, of the 5th Goorkahs, formerly Lieut. 35th Royal Sussex Regiment, served throughout the Jowaki Afreedee Campaign, 1877 - 78, under General Sir Charles Keyes (medal and clasp). Inscription on memorial stone in Abbottabad Church: "In memory of Major Legh Richmond Battye, 2nd in command 1 Batt. 5th Goorkahs, aged 42, who was killed in the Agror face of the Black Mountain, Hazara, 18 June 1888, whilst gallantly endeavouring to save the life of a wounded Havildar of his regiment. This stone is erected by the officers of the 5th Goorkahs in remembrance of a comrade whose noble life won the esteem of all who knew him." Son of George Wynyard Battye (1805-1888)


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