G. A. Broom
Service no. 95439
Corporal, Royal Field Artillery, “D” Bty. 63rd Bde.
Killed in action on 30 November 1917
Remembered at Cambrai Memorial, Louveral, Nord, France
George Augustus Broom, born in Lambeth in January 1895, to Frederick and Lucy Ann Broom. He was baptised at St Anne’s, South Lambeth on 31 May at which time his parents gave their address as 15 Bonnington Square, Kennington. In 1911 George lived with his parents, four of his eight siblings and a boarder in six rooms at 105 Old South Lambeth Road. He was engaged in motor work. His father was a coke porter at the gasworks.