This N.C.O. was a gunner in a tank during the engagement on the 19.11.41.

He showed great courage and devotion to duty, continuing to fire at the enemy after his tank had been hit several times and had been rendered immobile.

When the action was broken off at nightfall, Cpl Broadfield left his tank and collected the wounded, supplying them with blankets and food from other tanks that had bee put out of action during the engagement. All this was done in close proximity to the enemy leaguer.

The next morning Cpl Broadfield went off on foot to get assistance for the wounded this task he performed successfully.

His action during the engagement and subsequent collecting and concealing our wounded from the enemy, showed great devotion to duty and complete disregard to his own safety and was an inspiration to those with him.

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