Horace George Battram – Obituary

Horace George Battram (BGS 1940-45)

Horace Battram passed away peacefully on the 29 October 2015 aged 86 years. The funeral service will be held at Chesterfield Crematorium on 9 November at 11:10 am (enquiries to Miles Lilleker Tel: 07538 576043)

 Horace was Boston Deputy Mayor for 2000 to 2001. He was elected to the council in 1991 and served until 1995 and was then re-elected at a by-election in July 1998 and served until May 2007. He was a Conservative member. Council leader, Cllr Peter Bedford, said: “He had been a local government officer before becoming a councillor. He was dedicated and his expertise and passion was housing. It was a great loss to the council when he lost his seat.”

Horace had been resident in a care home in Chesterfield. He formerly lived in Sleaford Road, Boston. He leaves his wife, Monica.

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