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Broad, Edward George

    Date of birth:
    March 18th, 1924
    Service number:
    T/14306008
    Nationality:
    British (1801-present, Kingdom)

    Biography

    Edward George Broad served with 716th. (Airborne) Light Composite Company, Royal Army Service Corps and was during the Normady invasion attached to 224th (Parachute) Field Ambulance, 3rd Parachute Brigade, 6th Airborne Division.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Driver
    Unit:
    224th (Parachute) Field Ambulance, 3rd Parachute Brigade, 6th Airborne Division, British Army
    Awarded on:
    May 10th, 1945
    Received in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in North West Europe.

    LG 37072/2466 and LG 37223/4161.
    Mentioned in Dispatches

    Sources

    • Photo 1: Ted Broad
    • - Family records
      - Supplement to The London Gazette of 8th May 1945, Issue 37072, dated 10th May 1945
      - Supplement to The London Gazette of 14th August 1945, Issue 37223, dated 16th August 1945

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