We remember John Richard Broom

We remember John Richard Broom

Timeline

Timeline

1884
sibling Lily Carter Source:8843682 1884
1887
birth Oxford United Kingdom Source:8843668 1st October 1887
1887
sibling Florence Broom Source:8843682 1887
1889
sibling William Broom Source:8843682 1889
1896
sibling Ellen Broom Source:8843682 1896
1897
sibling Jane Carter Source:8843682 1897
1900
sibling Sylvia Broom Source:8843682 1900
1901
dates Age 13 Source:8843682 1901
1901
location 96 Blackfriars Road, St Ebbes, Oxford United Kingdom parents address Source:8843682 1901
1901
employment Watchmaker's assistant United Kingdom Source:8843682 1901
1902
sibling Vera Broom Source:8843693 1902
1911
employment Painter United Kingdom Source:8843693 1911
1911
dates Age 23 Source:8843693 1911
1911
location 22 Speedwell Street, St Ebbes, Oxford United Kingdom parents address Source:8843693 1911
1914
enlistment United Kingdom Source:8843668 September 1914
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:527407 29th March 1915
1915
hospitalisation Wounded: exact date and details unknown. Hospital/Institution Source:8843668 May 1915 - June 1915
1915
location 65 Blackfriars Road, St Ebbes, Oxford United Kingdom parents address Source:8843706 1915
1915
service British Army Private 2944 Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry 1/4th Battalion Source:8843706 December 1915
1915
death Killed in Action Accidental: a dugout in which he was sheltering with five other men collapsed due to heavy rain. CWGC records him as KIA. France Source:8843668 3rd December 1915
1915
dates Age 28 Source:8843706 December 1915
service British Army Private 2944 Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Source:527407
burial Hebuterne Military Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France I. D. 12. Source:8843706

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John Richard
Initials JR
Last Name Broom
Source 8843668
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
22 Speedwell Street, St Ebbes, Oxford United Kingdom parents address known 1911
65 Blackfriars Road, St Ebbes, Oxford United Kingdom parents address known 1915
96 Blackfriars Road, St Ebbes, Oxford United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 2944 Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Private
British Army 2944 Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry 1/4th Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Richard Broom father
Fanny Carter afterwards Broom mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Jane Carter step-sister 1897
Lily Carter step-sister 1884
Florence Broom sister 1887
William Broom brother 1889
Ellen Broom sister 1896
Sylvia Broom sister 1900
Vera Broom sister 1902

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Andrew43023
Britain, Trade Union Members, Service & Casualties 1914-1918 Transcription Andrew43023
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Andrew43023
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Andrew43023

External Evidence

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Oxford Holy Trinity War Memorials. Andrew43023
Broom, J. Andrew43023

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