BRODERICK, Hilary John

Service Number: 582
Enlisted: 24 August 1914, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 1st Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Crookwell, New South Wales. Australia, 1892
Home Town: Crookwell, Upper Lachlan Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Crookwell Public School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Engineer
Died: Killed in Action, Lone Pine, Gallipoli, 5 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Plot 11, Row E. Grave 21 Chaplain E.C. McPhee officiated Headstone inscription reads: Deeply regretted by his loving mother brothers & sisters
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

24 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Driver, SN 582, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
26 Sep 1914: Involvement Driver, SN 582, 1st Field Artillery Brigade
26 Sep 1914: Embarked Driver, SN 582, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, HMAT Pera, Sydney
5 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 582, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John E. and Eliza Jane Broderick of 39 Corso, Manly, NSW formerly of Goulburn Street, Crookwell, NSW.

Brother of Mary Kathleen Broderick,  Veronica E Broderick, Oscar A. Broderick, Aubrey E. Broderick and Basil Broderick who returned to Australia on 13 February 1918 havind served with the 1st Field Artillery. He died on 26 January 1932 of war related causes and was buried in the Manly (West) Cemetery on 27 January 1932. Reference Page RC31

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Star

He had previously worked as a farmer and horsebreaker. A member of a rifle club he was reputed to be a good shot