Arthur Broughton[1]

Male 1897 - 1916  (~ 19 years)


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  • Name Arthur Broughton  [1
    Born Between Jan 1897 and Mar 1897  Retford, Nottinghamshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • Q1 1897 East Retford 7B 14
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Aug 1916  France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried Couin, Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • COUIN BRITISH CEMETERY, France.
      Grave: II. C. 1.
      The youngest of ten children of Henry and Jane Broughton, of 17, Ronald Rd., Balby, Doncaster.

      After leaving school in 1910, Arthur worked as a general worker at the Great Northern plant works. He was a member of St Jude’s Church and was well-known in the district as being a keen pianist.

      In July 1915 he joined the King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Regiment as a Private. His service number was 7/18066.

      Arthur was killed on the 7th August 1916, and buried by the Regimental Chaplain on the 8th August at the Couin British, New British and Communal Cemetery in Pas De Calais, France.
    Person ID I247  Bilbow
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2017 

    Father Henry Broughton,   b. Between Oct 1855 and Dec 1855, Stamford, Lincolnshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Jane Gill,   b. Est 1857, Pickering, Yorkshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Between Oct 1875 and Dec 1875  Helmsley, Yorkshire North, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Q4 1875 Helmsley 9d889 [3]
    Family ID F34  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Between Jan 1897 and Mar 1897 - Retford, Nottinghamshire, England, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Aug 1916 - France, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Couin, Pas-de-Calais, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Pam or Tony Bilboa referred to Arthur as Sunny. died in WWI accident in trg with a canon? [4]

  • Sources 
    1. [S211] 1901 England Census, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - Census Returns of England and Wales, 1901. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1901. Data imaged from the National) (Reliability: 3), 1901.

    2. [S803] Census 1901 Ordsall, Nottinghamshire, England, UK RG13 3122.

    3. [S804] GRO Birth Index.

    4. [S467] Find a grave.

    5. [S807] Broughton A CWGC.