Frederick William Broster, QSA, East Lancs Regt


1879 Nov 29 Born Salford, Lancashire

1881 census at 17, Walter St, Broughton

1891 census at 40, Marlborough Road, Broughton, Salford

1897 Sep 25 Enlisted

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

1902 Jan 6 Returns to UK

1903 Feb 28 Deserted. He had Gonhorrea and this may have been the reason

1914 Dec 27 Enlisted

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 Apr/Jun married Bebe Marguerite Morris (1897–1968)

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.

1919 Jun 11. Transferred back to British Army from KAR

1919 Jul 3 Demobbed as Lt

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 24 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

1922 Mar 20 Applied for Permanent Commission, but rejected on age

1933 Mar 23. Asks Officers Association for help

1939 Register Living at 46 King Street , Norwich C.B., Norfolk. Single, salesman (newspapers)

1942 Died Norwich