Broadhurst, Jack

Jack Broadhurst, Private 3239, 55th Battalion, Australian Infantry
Died 2nd April 1917 in France, aged 19

 

EARLY LIFE

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

More information will be added here when research is complete.

 

WW1 SERVICE

 

COMMEMORATION

Private Jack Broadhurst is buried in Grave Ref. I. B. 6 (Coll.) of the Lebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France. His father asked for the words “IN LOVING REMEMBRANCE FROM FATHER, MOTHER, SISTERS AND BROTHER” to be added to his headstone.

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Private Jack Broadhurst.

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

 

SOURCES

Commonwealth War Graves Commission website


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