Broadhurst, Morris

Morris Broadhurst, Private 816, 18th Battalion, Australian Infantry
Died 22nd August 1915 at Gallipoli, Turkey, aged 20

 

EARLY LIFE

Son of John Preston Broadhurst and Hannah Broadhurst, of Hill St, West Kogarah, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Macclesfield, England.

Named Morris but served as Maurice.

 

WW1 SERVICE

 

COMMEMORATION

Private Morris Broadhurst has no known grave and is commemorated on the Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Private Morris Broadhurst.

In Macclesfield, Private Morris Broadhurst is not known to be commemorated on any war memorials.

 

NOTES

Brother of Pte Jack Broadhurst, who served as Private 3239 with the 55th Battalion, Australian Infantry and died 2nd April 1917 in France, aged 19.

 

SOURCES

Commonwealth War Graves Commission website


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