Broadhurst, William G

William George Broadhurst, Private 39739, 5th Battalion, South Wales Borderers
Died 18th February 1917 in the Somme, France, aged 21

 

EARLY LIFE

Son of William G. and Alice Broadhurst, of Yew Tree Farm, Newton, Prestbury, Macclesfield.

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WW1 SERVICE

 

COMMEMORATION

Private William Broadhurst has no known grave and is commemorated on Panel Ref. Pier and Face 4 A of the Thiepval Memorial in France. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Private William Broadhurst.

In Macclesfield, Private William Broadhurst is commemorated on the Park Green, Town Hall, and St Michael’s Church war memorials.

Elsewhere, he is commemorated on the St Peter’s Church, Prestbury war memorial.


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