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Major Arthur Patrick Bateman-Champain
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Born 17th October 1866
Died 7 (aged -11–-10)th October 1907
Lansdowne, India
Family Claude Bateman-Champain (brother), Francis Bateman-Champain (brother), John Bateman-Champain (brother), Hugh Bateman-Champain (brother) Fendall Currie (uncle), Sir Frederick Larkins Currie (uncle), Robert Currie (uncle), William Currie (uncle)

Major Arthur Patrick Bateman-Champain, (17 October 1866 – 7 October 1907) was an Indian Army officer who served in the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Gurkha Rifles, and was in charge of the King's Indian Orderly Officers.

Family background[edit | edit source]

Bateman-Champain was the son of Colonel Sir John Underwood Bateman-Champain, KCMG, RE and Harriet Sophie Currie.

He was part of a large cricketing family. His brothers Claude, Francis, Hugh and John all played first-class cricket, as did his uncles Fendall Currie, Sir Frederick Larkins Currie, Robert Currie and William Currie.

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Bateman-Champain (standing, left), with King's Indian Orderly Officers from the Gurkha regiments, 1905

Career[edit | edit source]

Bateman-Champain was educated at Cheltenham College and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst.

He served in the Indian Army as an officer in the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Gurkha Rifles. In 1905 he was appointed to be in charge of the King's Indian Orderly Officers.[1]

He died in Lansdowne, India, on 7 October 1907.

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