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Clifford Marsden Brodersen

Cambridge Rugby Club Memorial. Image provided by John Halpin 2013, CC BY John Halpin 2013

Cambridge Rugby Club Memorial. Image provided by John Halpin 2013, CC BY John Halpin 2013


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Clifford Marsden AWMM
  • Surname
    Brodersen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Broderson AWMM
  • Service number
    28903 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1910 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1940 AWMM 33 Victoria Road, Cambridge, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs D. Brodersen (wife), C/o Mrs A. Gaylor, Brekans Avenue, Frankton Junction, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 01 Jul 1940-31 March 1941 AWMM Married AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    France and Germany (TBC) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    28903 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1940 AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2 POW - Stalag IV-C, Wistritz bei Teplitz, Czech Republic POW Deaths (R25405152)
    Air Raid AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
      Killed whilst a prisoner of war AWMM
    • 5 December 1944 AWMMOther, WWII AWMM
      Killed during Air Raid. AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Clifford Broderson was the son of Andrew and Lilian (nee Harwood) Broderson. Husband of Daphne (nee Gaylor)

    Brother of Verdun Wilfred Broderson (61917) Leonard Alexander Broderson (62394), William Andrew Broderson (20815), Clifford Marsden Broderson (28903). Uncle of Athol Broderson (443478). Nephew of Thomas Marsden Harwood (13/93A and Nathaniel Harold Harwood (11/979)

    Listed on Roll of Honour as : BRODERSEN – Gunner Clifford Marsden Killed while prisoner of war in Germany, May 12, 1944. Duty Called and he was there, to do the best and take his share, his heart was good his spirit brave, his resting place a hero’s grave – always remember by his loving wife Daphne

    Listed on Roll of Honour as : BRODERSEN – Gunner Clifford Marsden. Biographical information on Cenotaph data entry form. Death date uncertain. Listed by CWGC and on Cenotaph data entry form date of death as 12 May 1944. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    12 May 1944 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    GermanyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Prague War Cemetery, Czech Republic AWMM III. A. 3. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: Roll of Honour. Waikato Independent AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Cambridge Cenotaph, Victoria St, Cambridge 3434 AWMM
    • Cambridge World War Two War Memorials AWMM

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  • External links
  • References
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 55 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Deaths While Prisoner of War - Navy, Army, Air Force and Civilians [WW2 NZ POW Deaths], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 Box 1 (R25405152). AWMM

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