Albert Edward BROAD

BROAD, Albert Edward

Service Number: 2516
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Pioneer Battalion
Born: Sittingbourne, Kent, England, 1880
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, Belgium, 27 June 1917
Cemetery: Westhof Farm Cemetery
Plot I, Row D, Grave 3
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ithaca War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

21 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, 2516, 3rd Pioneer Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '5' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Port Melbourne embarkation_ship_number: A16 public_note: ''
21 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, 2516, 3rd Pioneer Battalion, HMAT Port Melbourne, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

His birth was registered [twice]in the Malling district of Kent.

Births Mar 1880   
Broad   Albert Edward Malling 2a 587
BROAD Albert Edward Malling 2a 687
He was the son of George and Sarah BROAD, of Strong Avenue, Graceville, Queensland.

He is remembered on the war memorial in the church at Bobbing in Kent.