Saturday, November 10, 2012

Major Denis Broatch, R.A.O.C. (1914 - 1943)


Headstone of Major Denis Broatch, R.A.O.C.  
Keswick (St. John's) Churchyard
Keswick, Cumberland

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Additional information

Major Denis Broatch (1914 - 1943) from Keswick, Cumberland (now Cumbria) served with the Royal Army Ordnance Corps during WW2. He died on 14 December 1943 at the age of 29 and was laid to rest in St John's Churchyard, Keswick.

His memorial is a simple cross fashioned out of green Lakeland slate. Major Denis Broatch was the son of James Broatch and Hannah Broatch (née Armstrong).

His Commonwealth War Graves Commission reads as follows:

Name: BROATCH, DENIS
Rank: Major
Service No: 169142
Date of Death: 14/12/1943
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Grave Reference: Plot B. Grave 172.
Cemetery: KESWICK (ST. JOHN) CHURCHYARD, Cumberland

Additional Information:
Son of Mrs. H. Broatch, of Keswick.
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Major Denis Broatch, R.A.O.C.
R.I.P.
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