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BROUGHTON - Roll of Honour

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Dave Edwards 2002

This memorial is in the church.

To the glory of God and in grateful remembrance of
those men who gave their lives in the Great War,
and in thankfulness for those who returned.


Alfred BARKER

Private, 203386, 1/10th Bn. Royal Warwickshire Regiment.Killed in action 19-04-18, aged 23. Formerly 764, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Born and resident Broughton, enlisted Huntingdon. Buried in Lijjsenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinghe, Grave XXVI.G.3A.

EJ COLBERT

Probably: Pte. 1st/5th Bt. Royal Warwickshire Reg., formerly 1st Hunts Bt., Army Cyclist Corps, d 18/8/1916, buried: LONSDALE CEMETERY, AUTHUILE Somme, France.

G MAILE

Probably: Drv. George Edward MAILE, 4th Sect. Div. Ammunition Col., Royal Field Artillery, d 29/9/1917, age 37, buried: BARD COTTAGE CEMETERY Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Son of George and Rebecca Maile, of Huntingdonshire; husband of Maria Maile, of Upton, Wansford, Peterborough.

W WILSON

No further information currently.

The Second World War names are taken from a framed scroll in the church, which also lists those who served.

1939 1945

Jack HARDING

A/s HMS Aurora, Royal Navy, d 26/1/1942, age 21, buried: MALTA (CAPUCCINI) NAVAL CEMETERY Malta. Son of Ernest Tom and Mabel Harding, of Broughton, Huntingdonshire. His brother Peter also died on service.

Peter HARDING

O/s HMS Arethusa, Royal Navy, d 9/9/1942, age 19, buried: PORT SAID WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY Egypt. Son of Ernest Tom and Mabel Harding, of Broughton, Huntingdonshire. His brother Jack also died on service.

There is another First World War memorial in the cemetery which lists two additional names:

A ABBOTT

No further information currently.

H HYDE

No further information currently.

18 July 2002

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