Broom, William

Date of birth:
May 13th, 1912 (Saint Hildas/Yorkshire, Great Britain)
Service number:
1880203
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

William Broom married Nancy McDougal on August 1st, 1932.

Promotions:
September 24th, 1941: Acting Lance Corporal;
April 28th, 1942: Acting Corporal;
July 27th, 1942: Corporal.

Career:
October 2nd, 1939: 2nd Training Battalion;
October 18th, 1939: 135 Excavator Company;
July 2nd, 1940: 1 Mechanical Equipment Training Company;
September 30th, 1940: 135 Mechanical Equipment Company;
March 30th, 1943: 1 General Base Depot;
September 4th, 1943: 4th Battalion, Garrison Reinforcement Training Depot;
December 11th, 1943: No. 3 Mechanical Equipment Section;
January 30th, 1946: Army Reserve.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Corporal
Unit:
Corps of Engineers
Awarded on:
May 23rd, 1946
Action:
Received in recognition of Gallant and Distinguished Services in the Mediterranean Theatre.
Details:
LG 37575/2456.
Mentioned in Despatches
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Action:
Awarded with clasp "1st ARMY".
Africa Star

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