Inquest into death

The coffin of D-Day veteran and lifelong Oxford United fan, George Bateman is carried into the chapel at Headington Cemetery, Oxford

The coffin of D-Day veteran and lifelong Oxford United fan, George Bateman is carried into the chapel at Headington Cemetery, Oxford

First published in News

An inquest into the death of Oxford United stalwart George Bateman will take place tomorrow.

The 96-year-old, who died in Bicester on April 24, was a regular face at Oxford United’s match days at the Manor Ground from 1959 to when they moved to the Kassam Stadium in 2001, volunteering as a steward.

The inquest will take place at County Hall at 12.30pm.

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