Broughton, William –

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur W. Broughton, of Highfield, Forest Road, Smithills, Bolton, Lancashire. Of 28, Church Road, Smithills, Bolton, Lancashire. An old boy of Bolton Grammar School (1895-1903). Formerly Lance Corporal 4545, 20th Bn., Royal Fusiliers. Reported wounded July 1916. Commissioned 30/10/1917.

Personal details

  • Surname: Broughton
  • Forename: William
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Unit: 9th (Northumberland Hussars Yeomanry) (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: Not known
  • Regiment: Royal Northumberland Fusiliers
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: St / V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


  • CWGC Memorial: Not known
  • CWGC reference: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 24/12/1914 04/08/1916 16/11/1917
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7c 5d 6f

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