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My grandfather, Charles Henry Broughton, left New Zealand on the ss Ruahine on 15 Aug 1917 with his regiment, the NZ Rifle Brigade Reinforcements, he was in G Company. He subsequently died on 27 June 1919 in the military hospital in Tidworth, Wiltshire, and is buried in the military cemetary at Tidworth, not far from where I now live. He was English, born in London, and his family (including his daughter Rose Elizabeth - my mother)and his wife, Elizabeth, lived in London. He seems to have been a bit of a mystery character, leaving his family behind and travelling around the world as a merchant seaman. I suspect he may have had another family, or at least another lady in his life, in NZ, and would love to find out more about him.
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