Notes from julianbfc:
Alfred William Battley (later, spelled Batley) was born in London, 22 Jul 1888, the son of William Battley and Mary Ann Quinlan Battley, and the eldest of three boys. In December 1907, he signed up for a 12 year term of service with the Duke of Cornwall corps. He was married to Ah-Li Ching on October 27, 1920 in Canton, China. He was employed as a Chinese Maritime Customs consul. They were the parents of four girls. In July 1931, he and his wife and their youngest daughter Olive moved from Santuao, Fujian on the South Coast, to Shanghai. He died from pneumonia on 11 April 1932, in Shanghai. Probate, 7 Jun 1933 at London, England: Effects 108 pounds, 10 shillings, 6 pence in England, to Ah Li Batley, widow Of his elder daughters, Mary (Burns) eventually settled in Alaska, Edith (Santley) settled in England, and Ivy (Cutler) settled in Australia.