Photographs relating to his service in India, 1933-1934, notably including two photographs of 11 Field Battery testing wireless equipment, 1934.
BATTEN, Lt Col John Forbes (b 1893)
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- Dates of Creation1933-1934
- Language of Materialenglish
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Born in 1893; 2nd Lt, 1912; served in France and Belgium, 1914-1915, 1917; Lt, 1915; Capt, 1916; Deputy Assistant Adjutant General, India, 1919-1920; Captain Instructor in Gunnery (Artillery), School of Artillery, 1922-1926; Staff Officer, Royal Artillery, Northern Command, 1926-1928; Staff Captain, School of Artillery, 1928; commanded 11 Field Battery, Royal Artillery, India, 1933-1934.
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