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Place of Birth: Barnoldswick, Yorkshire
Service No: 32454
Regiment / Corps / Service: King’s Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry)
Battalion / Unit: 2nd Garrison Battalion
Date of Death: 1917-04-23
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: ---
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: BARNOLDSWICK (ST. MARY-LE-GHYLL) CHURCHYARD
Local War Memorial: BARNOLDSWICK, YORKSHIRE
Henry Broughton was the son of James and Sarah Broughton, née Ormerod. Both parents were born at Barnoldswick, Yorkshire.
1891 Barnoldswick, Yorkshire Census: Monks Cottages - Henry Broughton, aged 3 years, born Barnoldswick, son of James and Sarah Broughton.
1901 Barnoldswick, Yorkshire Census: Clough Fold - Henry Broughton, aged 13 years, born Barnoldswick, son of James and [stepson of] Alice Ann Broughton. [James had married Alice Ann Mitchell in 1900.]
1911 Horton-in-Craven, Yorkshire Census: The Green - Henry Broughton, aged 22 years, born Barnoldswick, Yorkshire. [Henry was employed by Luke Hartley, Farmer.]
The British Army Pension Record for Henry Broughton exists but may be incomplete. [Henry served with the B.E.F. in France from 22 July 1916 to 12 August 1916 and was discharged on the 9 March 1917.]
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Henry Broughton, 32454, Yorkshire Light Infantry.
A short biography of Henry is included in: ‘Barnoldswick - A small Town’s part in conflicts 1800 to 2014’ by Peter Ian Thompson (2014).
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Private Henry BROUGHTON
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: King’s Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry)
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