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Albert William Broadway

Albert William Broadway

Male 1892 - 1918  (26 years)Deceased    Has 24 ancestors but no descendants in our family tree.


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  • Name Albert William Broadway 
    Born 1 Jun 1892  Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 31 Mar 1901  St Ebbe's, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age: 8y 
    Address:
    28, Friars Wharf 
    Census 2 Apr 1911  Glengariff Harbour, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: 18y 
    Address:
    DOMINION Ship: Dominion, 2nd Division Home Fleet 
    Glengarriff Harbour c.1910
    Glengarriff Harbour c.1910
    Albert was serving on board HMS Dominion as an Ordinary Seaman Executive in the 1911 census.
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911  Glengariff Harbour, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Ordinary Seaman Executive 
    Military Service 10 Mar 1914  [3
    • Albert served in the Royal Navy during WW1. His Service No. was J/2129. He was awarded the D.S.M. for gallantry in the New Years Honours list on 1 January 1917. He served on many ships and submarines including, submarine "G7", submarine "E11", the cruiser "Cressy", and the Submarine "H8".
    Distinguished Service Medal (D.S.M.)
    Distinguished Service Medal (D.S.M.)
    What is a DSM, what was it awarded for and what does it look like? Read all about it here!
    BROADWAY, Albert William, RN, DSM. (1892 - 1918)
    BROADWAY, Albert William, RN, DSM. (1892 - 1918)
    This is the story of Albert's short life and career in the Royal Navy.
    Died 1 Nov 1918  North Sea Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Serving in the Royal Navy aboard Submarine G7 when the sub dissapeared. In October 1918 G7 set sail for a patrol in the North Sea. Communications were lost on the 23rd and she was declared lost a week later.
      A boy telegraphist's story adds:
      ".....During my stay at Blyth, two submarines were lost. One was G7 which set off on patrol early in October 1918 and was never heard of again. Probably struck a mine, and they had been such a fine jolly crew!...."

    CGWC Commemoration: BROADWAY, Albert William, D.S.M., RN (1918)
    CGWC Commemoration: BROADWAY, Albert William, D.S.M., RN (1918)
    This memorial marks thousands of people lost at sea during both wars. Albert was one of those men. He died when his submarine went missing in the North Sea on, or about 1 November 1918.
    Plot: Panel 28
    Siblings 6 siblings 
     1. Annie Louisa Broadway
              b. 27 Feb 1890, West Hagbourne, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. William Broadway
              b. 1895, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Frederick John Broadway
              b. 1897, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1940, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    +4. Edward Broadway
              b. 17 Dec 1901, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1 May 1999, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
    Rose Alice Barrett ,  m. 1928
    +5. Harold John Broadway
              b. 22 Oct 1905, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 29 Jun 1980, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Hannah May Wheeler ,  m. 1 Aug 1930
     6. Edith Elise Broadway
              b. 24 Oct 1910, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1973, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     
    Person ID I10716  Mitchell Families
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2014 

    Father Ancestors William Broadway (ID:I10708)
              b. 1868, Stoke Talmage, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1949, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Annie Louisa Garlick (ID:I10714)
              b. 12 Aug 1869, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1940, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1889  Reading, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2776  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edith Rose Day (ID:I10717)
              b. 31 Jan 1894, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1979, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 1915  Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age at Marriage He was 22 years and 6 months - She was 20 years and 11 months  
    Last Modified 5 Oct 2009 
    Family ID F2777  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jun 1892 - Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 8y,Address:
    28, Friars Wharf - 31 Mar 1901 - St Ebbe's, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 18y,Address:
    DOMINION Ship: Dominion, 2nd Division Home Fleet - 2 Apr 1911 - Glengariff Harbour, Ireland
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    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Ordinary Seaman Executive - 2 Apr 1911 - Glengariff Harbour, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1915 - Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Nov 1918 - North Sea Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S4923] Census 1901 St Ebbe, Oxfordshire, England RG13/1385/P8 (William Broadway).

    2. [S4916] Census 1911 Glengariff Harbour, Ireland RG14/PN34971/SN9999 (Albert Broadway).

    3. [S4903] Broadways of Oxfordshire, Elizabeth Stephens (nee Broadway) (Reliability: 3), 5 Oct 2009.