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Son of William Muhunga Broughton.
First served in South Africa with the 9th Contingent, New Zealand Mounted Rifles
Served in WWI at Gallipoli and the Western Front with the NZEF Maori (Pioneer) Battalion
Emigrated to Melbourne in the early 1920's and enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force in June 1940
Transferred to the Army Camp Service in October, 1942, he was assigned to command the 8th Employment Company, which was comprised of refugees from Nazi persecution, all of which had volunteered for Army Service.
A bust of Capt. Broughton is in the Jewish Museum of Australia AWMM
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Public - Bev - Direct descendant - 18 May 2016
- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
Vol1: 82 AWMM
- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
41: 40 AWMM
- New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-624. AWMM
- Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
- Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
|18 May 2016||Bev||Napier, New Zealand||Direct descendant||
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