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1885 - 1916


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1887 - 1916


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1894 - 1916


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1897 - 1916


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1883 - 1918
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Pte 17046 William Theophilus Broady

  • Age: 30
  • From: Egremont, Cheshire
  • Regiment: The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 18th Btn
  • K.I.A Wednesday 18th October 1916
  • Commemorated at: Thiepval Memorial
    Panel Ref: P&F1D8B &8 C.

William Theophilus Broady was born on the 19th October, 1885 in Liverpool and was baptised on the 2nd May, 1886 at St Silas C. of E. Church, Pembroke Place, Liverpool. He was the son of Mr. W. and Mrs. J. Broady, of 2 Falkland Rd, Egremont, Wallasey, Cheshire.

 

The 1911 Census shows the family living at 2 Falkland Rd, Egremont, Wallasey, Cheshire.

The Father William is aged 60, born 1851 and has no occupation but was previously a driver and was born in Liverpool. His wife Josephine is aged 47, born 1864 and they have two children. William who is aged 25, born 1886 and gives his occupation as Tobacco Manufacturers Clerk and Elsie aged 17, born 1894 also a Clerk. They were both born in Liverpool. They have four boarders living at the address, John Richard Smith, a Traveller aged 30, Thomas Platt, a Plumber aged 48, Harold Douglas Hill, a Salesman aged 24 and Frank Dickinson previously a Barman aged 20

He enlisted in Liverpool and was serving in the 18th Battalion, The King’s Liverpool Regiment as Private No 17046 when he was killed in action on the 18th October 1916 aged 30 during the Battle of the Transloy Ridges which was part of the ongoing Somme Offensive

He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, France.

He is also commemorated on Ogden’s Tobacco War Memorial, Anfield, Liverpool.

We currently have no further information on William Theophilus Broady, If you have or know someone who may be able to add to the history of this soldier, please contact us.

Baptismal records show Joseph was born in 1885 and the Census records hold the year 1886.








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