Broughton, William –

Son of William and Eliza Broughton, of Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Jean Broughton, of Bolton, Lancashire.

Personal details

  • Surname: Broughton
  • Forename: William
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 26
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: October 6th, 1943
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Trooper
  • Unit: "A" Squadron, 4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters).
  • Service number: 7905353
  • Regiment: Royal Armoured Corps
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW2


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


  • CWGC Memorial: Minturno War Cemetery, Italy
  • CWGC reference: VII. H. 10.

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 05/11/1943 05/11/1943 06/10/1944 12/10/1945
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 1b 3e 1c 1c

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