Major Sir Henry John Delves Broughton, 11th Bt. "Jock"

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Major Sir Henry John Delves Broughton, 11th Bt. "Jock"

Also Known As: "Jock"
Birthdate: (59)
Death: Died in Liverpool
Cause of death: Suicide; morphine overdose
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Delves Louis Broughton, 10th Baronet and Rosamond Broughton
Husband of Diana Caldwell and Vera Edyth Delves Broughton
Father of Sir Evelyn Delves Broughton, 12th Baronet and Rosamond Lady Lovat
Half brother of Rowland Delves Broughton; Violet Evelyn Delves Pike; Brian Evelyn Delves Broughton and Amice Ivy Delves Spickernell

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About Major Sir Henry John Delves Broughton, 11th Bt. "Jock"

Major Sir Henry John Delves Broughton, 11th Bt.

  • Born on 10 September 1883.
  • Son of Sir Delves Louis Broughton, 10th Bt. and Rosamond Broughton.
  • Married, firstly, Vera Edyth Griffith-Boscawen, daughter of Boscawen Trevor Griffith-Boscawen and Agnes Lillian Bellers, on 8 July 1913. He and Vera Edyth Griffith-Boscawen were divorced in 1940.
  • Married, secondly, Diana Caldwell, daughter of Seymore Caldwell, on 5 November 1940.
  • Died on 5 December 1942 at age 59, by committing suicide.
  • Major Sir Henry John Delves Broughton, 11th Bt. usually went by his middle name of Delves.
  • Went by the nick-name of Jock.
  • Major in the service of the Irish Guards.
  • Fought in the First World War.
  • Succeeded to the title of 11th Baronet Broughton, of Broughton, co. Stafford [E., 1661] on 15 April 1914.
  • Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Cheshire.
  • Tried and acquitted of the murder of the 22nd Earl of Erroll.

Children of Major Sir Henry John Delves Broughton, 11th Bt. and Vera Edyth Griffith-Boscawen

  • Major Sir Evelyn Delves Broughton, 12th Bt. b. 2 Oct 1915, d. 5 Jan 1993
  • Rosamond Broughton b. 20 May 1917, d. 3 Mar 2012

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  • First name(s) Henry Jonathan D
  • Last name Broughton
  • Year 1914-20
  • Service number -
  • Rank Major,Major
  • Second rank Major
  • Regiment General List, Irish Guards
  • Second corps Irish Guards
  • Service record Rank: Major, Corps: General List
  • Second service record Rank: Major, Corps: Irish Guards
  • Image link http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI/Details?uri=D1516028
  • Country Great Britain
  • Medal type British Army Medal Index Cards, 1914-1920
  • Archive reference WO372/3



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Major Sir Henry John Delves Broughton, 11th Bt. "Jock"'s Timeline

1883
September 10, 1883
1915
October 2, 1915
Age 32
1917
May 20, 1917
Age 33
1942
December 5, 1942
Age 59
Liverpool