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Birmingham
He was the son of Charles and Ida Brodbeck who were Swiss citizens. Charles, listed as 'Teacher of Physical Culture' in 1911, was Nottingham Education Committee's Director of Physical Exercises appointed to supervise the imposition of compulsory military drill in the city's elementary schools following national concerns over the army's poor performance during the Boer War. He was the brother of Arthur E, who also served, Galdys M and Max A Brodbeck.
Attended Mundella School Meadows Nottingham where his brother Arthur was also a pupil.
26 Jul 1918
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Second Lieutenant
7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Loos Memorial
Mundella Magazine, Christmas 1916, 'Old Boys' Column': Edwin Brodbeck has been transferred from the RAMC to the London Regiment.'
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