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  • Commonwealth wargarve commission headstone marking the grave of William Broome at North Sheen Cemetery, Surrey
courtesy of John Beech
Person Details
Bermondsey, London
Married Florence Sandford Fourth Quarter 1900 On 1901 Census he is living with his wife at 18 Fabian Road, Fulham, London. He is listed as a solicitor’s clerk On 1911 Census he is living with his wife at 19 Camera Square, Chelsea, London. He is listed as a furniture delivery clerk Lived at 8, Damer Terrace, Chelsea, London.
On 1911 census he is working as a furniture delivery clerk
05 Aug 1918
36
401872 - CWGC Website
276705
On 1911 Census he was living at 19 Camera Square, Chelsea, London and CWGC has his widow living at Lived at 8, Damer Terrace, Chelsea, London
Private
Nottinghamshire Yeomanry (Sherwood Rangers)
Enlisted in 25th (County of London) Cyclist Battalion, The London Regiment May 1915 Transferred to Army Cyclist Corps and renumbered 13467 Transferred to 1st/1st Nottinghamshire (Sherwood Rangers) Yeomanry Renumbered 276705 in 1917 Died of Wounds at War Hospital, Napsbury, St. Albans Buried North Sheen Cemetery, Richmond FC. 298
On 2nd December 1915, 25th (County of London) Cyclist Battalion, The London Regiment moved to Chisledon, and joined with three other Cyclist Battalions and reorganised as infantry. This 'Brigade' was originally intended for East Africa, but on 3rd February 1916 sailed from Devonport for India, arriving Bombay 25th February. It may be at this time that William transferred to the Army Cyclist Corps, as there is no evidence he served in India
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  • Commonwealth wargarve commission headstone marking the grave of William Broome at North Sheen Cemetery, Surrey
courtesy of John Beech
    232 Private William Broome - Commonwealth wargarve commission headstone marking the grave of William Broome at North Sheen Cemetery, Surrey courtesy of John Beech
  • North Sheen Cemetery -