Back Grave of Colin Thomas Batty

Colin Thomas Batty
RM Cadet Corps Chatham
4 December 1951
Gillingham New Cemetery
United Kingdom
After Dark on the evening of 4 december, 1951, a bus ran into a marching group of Royal Marines Cadets, of whom 24 died. 22 are buried in Gillingham New Cemetery ( Naval & Military Section ), including 3 in its Roman Catholic enclave. Inscription: A Sunbeam on earth, an Angel in Heaven