1880 Jan/Mar Born Salford, Lancashire
1881 census at 17, Walter St, Broughton
1891 census at 40, Marlborough Road, Broughton, Salford
1900 In South Africa. 4301in 9th (Queen's Royal) Lancers. The Queen's South Africa (QSA) Medal Clasps: Orange Free State, Relief of Kimberley, Belmont, Modder River, South Africa 1901
1915 Nov 14 Landed in France
1916 Jul 7. The undermentioned, from Officers Cadet Units, to be 2nd Lts. (on probation). E Lancs Regt Frederick William Broster
1918 Jan 7. The undermentioned 2nd Lts. to be Lts. : — E. Lan. R.—F. W. Broster.
1918 Jul 24. The undermentioned 2nd Lts. to be temp. Lts. for service with K. Afr. Rif.:. F. W. Broster, E. Lan. R., Spec. Res.
1920 Apr 1. The undermentioned relinquish their commns. 3rd E. Lan. R. — Lt. F. W. Broster, and retains the rank of Lt.
1920 Aug 10. Joined ADRIC with service no. 171 . Posted to Depot Coy
1921 Feb 15 Suspended
1921 Mar 22 Promoted Section Leader and "Hon 3rd DI"
1921 May 6. Reverted to T/Cadet
1921 May 14. Posted to O Coy
Fined £3 by Coy Commander
1922 Jan 17. Discharged at demobilisation of ADRIC
1942 Died Norwich