B r o a d f i e l d

In Memory of

ALBERT THOMAS BROADFIELD

Private
14202109
4th Bn., Somerset Light Infantry
who died on
Monday, 10th July 1944. Age 21.

Additional Information: Son of William John and Laura May Broadfield, of Weoley Castle, Birmingham.

Commemorative Information

Cemetery: BANNEVILLE-LA-CAMPAGNE WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France
Grave Reference/
Panel Number:
X. D. 16.
Location: Banneville-la-Campagne is a village in Normandy. The cemetery lies 100 metres south of the main road (the N175) between Caen and Pont l'Eveque, about 8 kilometres east of Caen.

Historical Information: The cemetery contains the graves of men killed for the most part of the fighting from the second week of July, 1944, when Caen was captured, to the last week in August, when the Falaise gap had been closed and the Allied forces were preparing their advance beyond the Seine. There are now 2,170 Commonwealth burials of the 1939-45 war commemorated in this site, of these 140 are unidentified. There are also 5 Polish Foreign National burials here.