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Nottingham
Father: James Broadhead, born 1865 at Nottingham and working as a cabinet maker. Mother: Alice Broadhead, born in 1875 at Nottingham. He had four brothers; James, born 1897, Harold, born 1900, John B., born1902 and Ernest, born 1907. He also had one sister, Lydia, born in 1909. All the children were born in Nottingham. The family lived at 5 Enoch Terrace, Simon Street, Peas Hill Road, Nottingham.
04 Nov 1918
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Son of Mr and Mrs J Broadhead, 5 Enoch Terrace, Peas Hill Road, Nottingham.
Private
100th Bn Machine Gun Corps
Pte. William Broadhead volunteered for service and following training he was drafted to France on 09/12/1915. He served with the South Nottinghamshire Hussars, holding the No. 1989. He later transferred to the Machine Gun Corps, training at Belton House, Grantham. He died of wounds only a week before hostilities ceased near the town of Le Cateau, and was buried at Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension.
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