Jim Broadbent (c.1896-1918)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

BROADBENT, JIM. Lance Corporal. No 37986. 34th Battalion Machine Gun Corps. Formerly No 3026 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Son of Mrs Broadbent, 26 Lipscombe Street, Milnsbridge. Educated Crow Lane Board School, Milnsbridge. Employed by the Longwood Gas Company. Single. Enlisted soon after war broke out. Died at Rouen Base Hospital from the effects of mustard gas, 29.7.1918, aged 22 years. Buried in St. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN. Grave location:- Block Q, Plot 4, Row E, Grave 8.
ROH:- St. Mark's Parish Church, Longwood; Crow Lane Board School, Milnsbridge.

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