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Able Seaman R3684 Abel Dodd Broadbent

Hawke Battalion, Royal Naval Reserve
Killed in Action, France and Flanders, 3rd September 1918, aged 29

  • Buried: Queant Road Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave VIII.F.27
  • Awarded British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of James and Naomi Broadbent of 32 Croft Road, Bedworth Heath
  • Husband of Elsie Broadbent of 117 Newtown Road, Bedworth
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Bedworth

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Military, Census and Family History Information

  • Born c1889 in Bedworth
  • Employed as a Coal Miner / Banksman
    Service History
  • Army Reserve 10/12/1915. Called Up 20/6/1917
  • Drafted to BEF 13/10/1917
  • Howe Battalion 14/11/1917 to 5/12/1917. Injured Right Foot. Invalided to UK 30/12/1917
  • Drafted to BEF 16/17/1918
  • Joined Hawke Batallion 25/8/1918, killed on 3/9/1918

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