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Regimental number3239
Place of birthMacclesfield, Cheshire, England
SchoolPublic Schools, Macclesfield, Cheshire, and Manchester, Lancashire, England
Age on arrival in Australia15
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHill Street, West Kogarah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J Preston, Broadhurst, Hill Street, West Kogarah, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date15 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialLebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Hannah BROADHURST, Hill Street, West Kogarah, Sydney. Native of Macclesfield, England
Family/military connectionsBrother: 816 Pte Maurice BROADHURST, 18th Bn, killed in action, Gallipoli, 22 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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