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Stanley Franklin BROADBENT

Regimental number5655
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolManly Public School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBank clerk
AddressC/ Mr.L.C. Broadbent, Commercial Travellers' Club, Moore Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, C F Broadbent, Commercial Travellers Club, Moore Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed as a Lieutenant in the Compulsory Military Training scheme, Manly, NSW.
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Date of death5 November 1916
Age at death18
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialBulls Road Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 9), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
35
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Ellen BROADBENT. Native of Manly, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousins: 264 Corporal Herbert Oliver BROADBENT, 15th Bn, wounded at Gallipoli, returned to Australia on 4 September 1915, died at Randwick Hospital, NSW; Captain John Allan BROADBENT, MC, 20th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 June 1919; 7 other cousins in the AIF.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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