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Broadley, M.H., L/Cpl., 1918

Photo: James Pasby

Photo: James Pasby

Photo: James Pasby

On Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium is the Commonwealth War Grave of C/12722 Lance Corporal Matthew Henry Broadley serving with the 16th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps (formerly 21st Battalion) who died 13/04/1918.

Son of Lancelot Mark Broadley and Elizabeth Broadley.

In Spennymoor (Tudhoe) Cemetery is a family headstone which reads:-

In loving memory of
Lancelot Mark
beloved husband of
Elizabeth Broadley
who died 6th Aug. 1921
aged 52 years
also Elizabeth
dearly loved wife of the above
who died 25th July 1940
aged 72 years

He giveth his beloved sleep

Also Matthew
their beloved son
who was killed in
France 13th April 1918
while serving with
The King's Royal Rifles
aged 21 years

Matthew Henry Broadley is remembered at Spennymoor on S131.02, S131.03 and S131.11

The CWGC entry for Lance Corporal Broadley

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk