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Spencer Broadbent

In memory of:

Gunner Spencer Broadbent

August 29, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

320036

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

13th Bde.

Additional Information


Born:

February 14, 1896

Brother of Harry Lawton Broadbent, of 334, MacLaren St., Ottawa.

Commemorated on Page 374 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

IV. G. 23.

Location:

Aubigny Communal Cemetery is south of the village of Aubigny-en-Artois and the Cemetery Extension is behind it. The village of Aubigny-en-Artois is approximately 15 kilometres north-west of Arras on the road to St. Pol. After turning into the village from the N.39 on the D.75, the Cemetery lies south on a road leading from the centre of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Broad to Broyak. Mircoform Sequence 14; Volume Number 31829_B016723; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 158 Page 19 of 1128
  • Document– From an address given by J. Douglas Peck, former Lieutenant in the 51st Bty in the 13th Brigade 1916-1918.
  • Letter– Excerpts of letters written home in 1918 by Lieut. J. Douglas Peck, 51st Battery, 13th Brigade.
  • Cemetery– Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension (CWGC)

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