BROOMFIELD George Henry

  • First Name(s):
    George 
    Henry 
  • Surname:
    BROOMFIELD
  • Service Number:
    204051
  • Rank:

    Private

  • Conflict:
    WW1
  • Service:
    Army
  • Army Sector:
    Infantry
  • Regiment:
    Worcestershire Regiment
  • Battalion:
    2nd Battalion
  • Former Units:
    None
  • Date of Death:
    26th September 1917
  • Age At Death:
    19
  • Cause of Death:
    Killed in action
  • Place of Death:
    Unknown
  • Place of Burial:
    Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium, Panel 75 to 77.
  • Place of Birth:
    Born and enlisted Bromsgrove
  • Home Town:
    Unknown
  • Casualty's Relatives:

    Son of Abel and Harriet Broomfield, 23 Providence Rd., Bromsgrove

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BROOMFIELD George Henry Is Named On These Memorials

Further Information About BROOMFIELD George Henry

The following information has been researched and transcribed by Sandra Taylor:
The birth of George Henry Broomfield is registered in the March Quarter 1898 under the Bromsgrove Registration District.

1911 Census
Sidemoor, Bromsgrove
Abel Broomfield, head, age 57, Nail Maker, born Worcestershire
Harriet Broomfield, wife, age 51, married 22 years, 8 children, 7 still living, 1 died, born Worcestershire
Walter Broomfield, son, age 22, son,
George Broomfield, son, age 13
Hubert Broomfield, son, age 10
Rosie Broomfield, daughter, age 10

George Broomfield joined the National Union of Railwaymen aged 18 on 18th October 1916.  He was employed by the Midland Railway as a Wagon Repairer’s Boy in the Carriage and Wagon Department at Bromsgrove Station.  G.H. Broomfield, Private, Worcestershire Regiment, with these employment details is recorded in the company’s memorial book.

Sources: Trade Union Membership Registers and In Remembrance of the Brave Men of the Midland Railway who Gave their Lives in the Great War 1914-1919.  Published by the company to coincide with the unveiling of the Midland Railway War Memorial at Derby on Thursday 15th December 1921 at 11.45am.

George Broomfield has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on Tyne Cot Memorial.

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Credits: Researched by Chris and Angela Lucas.