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Name: Edric William Broadberry
Military Cross (MC) Edric Broadberry
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 56
Victories: 8
Born: 14 December 1894
Place of Birth: Tottenham, Middlesex, England
Died: 26 December 1967
Place of Death:  
 
 
From the Essex Regiment, Edric William Broadberry, the son of Arthur and Amy Broadberry, was promoted to Captain on 30 May 1916. He was seconded for duty with the Royal Flying Corps on 8 November 1916. Posted to 56 Squadron in 1917, he scored eight victories flying the S.E.5a.
British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 12 May 1917 0845 56 S.E.5a (A8903) Albatros D.III (DES) E of Lens
2 20 May 1917 1410 56 S.E.5a (A8903) Albatros D.III (OOC) Guesnain
3 23 May 1917 1900-1915 56 S.E.5a (A8903) Albatros D.III (OOC) Aubigny
4 26 May 1917 1930 56 S.E.5a (A8903) C (OOC) Gouy-sons-Bellone
5 27 May 1917 1900-2000 56 S.E.5a (A8903) Albatros D.III (OOC) E of Bugnicourt
6 07 Jun 1917 0850-0940 56 S.E.5a (A8918) C (DES) Poelcapelle
7 07 Jun 1917 0850-0940 56 S.E.5a (A8918) C (OOC) Ledeghem
8 11 Jul 1917 1930 56 S.E.5a (A8918) C (OOC) Houthoulst Wood
 
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