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[[Lieutenant colonel (United Kingdom)|Lieutenant Colonel]] '''Ralph Howard Broome''' {{post-nominals|country=GBR|DSO|MC}} (5 July 1889 – 25 January 1985) was a [[British Army]] officer and bobsledder who competed during the early 1920s. He was born in [[Dalhousie, India|Dalhousie]], Himachal Pradesh, India, and died in Poole, Dorset, England.<ref name="Olympic" >SR Olympic Sports [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6TxoDoOmO4 Retrieved 7 January 2017.]</ref>
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[[Lieutenant colonel (United Kingdom)|Lieutenant Colonel]] '''Ralph Howard Broome''' {{post-nominals|country=GBR|DSO|MC}} (5 July 1889 – 25 January 1985) was a [[British Army]] officer and [[bobsled]]der who competed during the early 1920s. He was born in [[Dalhousie, India|Dalhousie]], Himachal Pradesh, India, and died in [[Poole]], [[Dorset]], England.<ref name="Olympic" >SR Olympic Sports [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6TxoDoOmO4 Retrieved 7 January 2017.]</ref>
 
   
 
==Honours==
 
==Honours==
Broome won a silver medal in the four-man event at the [[1924 Winter Olympics]] in [[Chamonix]].<ref name="Olympic" />
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Broome won a silver medal in the four-man event at the 1924 Winter Olympics in [[Chamonix]].<ref name="Olympic" />
   
 
Earlier, Broome had been awarded the [[Military Cross]] ([[1915 Birthday Honours|1915]]) and [[Distinguished Service Order]] (1918) while serving with the [[Wiltshire Regiment]] in [[World War I|the First World War]].<ref>{{London Gazette |issue=30801 |date=13 July 1918 |page=8439 |supp=y}}</ref> He retired from the [[Royal Tank Regiment|Royal Tank Corps]] as a lieutenant colonel in 1935.<ref>{{cite web|title=British Military lists: Army lists > 1938–1941 – Half-yearly army list > 1940 |date=31 December 1940|url=http://digital.nls.uk/british-military-lists/pageturner.cfm?id=88891554&mode=transcription|publisher=National Library of Scotland|accessdate=23 January 2016}}</ref>
 
Earlier, Broome had been awarded the [[Military Cross]] ([[1915 Birthday Honours|1915]]) and [[Distinguished Service Order]] (1918) while serving with the [[Wiltshire Regiment]] in [[World War I|the First World War]].<ref>{{London Gazette |issue=30801 |date=13 July 1918 |page=8439 |supp=y}}</ref> He retired from the [[Royal Tank Regiment|Royal Tank Corps]] as a lieutenant colonel in 1935.<ref>{{cite web|title=British Military lists: Army lists > 1938–1941 – Half-yearly army list > 1940 |date=31 December 1940|url=http://digital.nls.uk/british-military-lists/pageturner.cfm?id=88891554&mode=transcription|publisher=National Library of Scotland|accessdate=23 January 2016}}</ref>
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*[https://web.archive.org/web/20070804121751/http://www.databaseolympics.com/players/playerpage.htm?ilkid=BROOMRAL01 Databaseolympics.com profile]
 
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*Wallenchinsky, David. (1984). "Bobsled: Four-Man". In ''The Complete Book the Olympics: 1896–1980''. New York: Penguin Books. p.&nbsp;559.
 
*Wallenchinsky, David. (1984). "Bobsled: Four-Man". In ''The Complete Book the Olympics: 1896–1980''. New York: Penguin Books. p.&nbsp;559.
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|- | style="text-align:center;vertical-align:middle;" | Silver medal – second place|| style="text-align:center;vertical-align:middle;" | 1924 Chamonix|| style="text-align:center;vertical-align:middle;" | Four-man Lieutenant Colonel Ralph Howard Broome DSO MC (5 July 1889 – 25 January 1985) was a British Army officer and bobsledder who competed during the early 1920s. He was born in Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh, India, and died in Poole, Dorset, England.[1]

Honours[]

Broome won a silver medal in the four-man event at the 1924 Winter Olympics in Chamonix.[1]

Earlier, Broome had been awarded the Military Cross (1915) and Distinguished Service Order (1918) while serving with the Wiltshire Regiment in the First World War.[2] He retired from the Royal Tank Corps as a lieutenant colonel in 1935.[3]

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