Alexander BROADFOOT MM

Alexander Broadfoot MM Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Toowoomba
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Sawmiller
Enlisted
26-July-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
32
Status
Single
Service No
3245
Rank
Private
Unit
15th Battalion, 11th Reinforcements
Embarked
02-October-1915
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt, Western Front
Highest rank
Sergeant
Honours and Awards
Military Medal
Fate
Returned to Australia
March 1919
Notes

Alexander Broadfoot landed in France in June 1916. He was wounded in action in August by a gunshot to his left thigh and spent six months in hospital in England. In May 1917 he transferred to the 15th Battalion. He was promoted Sergeant in June 1918 and in August in France was awarded the Military Medal. He returned to Australia in March 1919.

 

Military Medal citation: "His Majesty the King has been graciously pleased to award the Military Medal for bravery in the Field." (Awarded 29 September 1918)