(shown as Bromfield on the Prees memorial.)
Born in Audlem, Cheshire in 1883, the second son of John and Mary Broomfield of Lily House, Crucknore Road, Prees Green, Whitchurch, Shropshire.
Husband of Mabel Broomfield (nee Kent) (married 1906) of Preston Brockhurst, Shropshire and father to Mabel, Louis Henry, Alfred Reginald and Herbert.
The 1911 Census shows John as a cowman on a farm.
John is also commemorated on the Wem, Shropshire memorial.
Regiment : 6th Battalion King’s Shropshire light Infantry
Rank : Private
Service Number : 16508
Killed in action; France 5 November 1915 Aged 33