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Private PO 1979(S) John Broadaway

2nd Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry
Killed in Action, Second Battle of Passchendaele, France and Flanders, 26th October 1917, aged 19

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  • Born 16 Jul 1898 (Service Records) or born 2nd Qtr 1899 (BMD) at Attleborough
  • Lived at 15 Kern Street, Nuneaton [1901]
  • Lived at 7 George Street, Attleborough [1911]
  • Lived at 254 Gadsby Street, Attleborough [1917]
  • John was at School in 1911
  • Enlisted 19 Feb 1917. Official Birth Records suggest that John was only 17 when he enlisted and gave a false birth date

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