BROUGHTON George

George Albert BROUGHTON

Son of Albert and Ethel Broughton; husband of Edith Broughton, of Hyde, Cheshire.

George served as a Lance Corporal in the Corps of Military Police.  He died on 19th March 1943, aged 31.

His name is recorded on BROOKWOOD 1939-1945 MEMORIAL, Brookwood Military Cemetery, Pirbright.

George was born on 30th March 1911 and he can be found on the 1911 census as living in Leeds.  He married Edith on 6th August 1932 at Denholme Parish Church, his address is shown as Grand View, Mountain with Edith living in Denholme.  George was a plasterer by trade.

They had a daughter, Margaret, who was born in July 1933 and in 1939 the family can be found living at Hill Top Road. George’s parents were still living in the Mountain area in 1939.  It is unknown when Edith went to live in Hyde.

Official records state that George died at sea, no other details have been found.