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Sydney Roy Broadbent

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Sydney Roy AWMM
  • Surname
    Broadbent AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    1893 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 June 1916 AWMM ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 375 Linwood Avenue, Bromley, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs C Newton (foster mother), 375 Linwood Avenue, Bromley, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1941 AWMM
      World War 2/wars AWMM
      Crete AWMM
    • Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    1893 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Gunner Broadbent was the son of Violet Broadbent, of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand; foster-son of Wilhelmina Newton, of Bromley, Christchurch. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 October 1942 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM VI. C. 8. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 25 AWMM
    • Gill, Henry Herbert. Papers, 1917 - 1942. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 1130. AWMM
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