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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]


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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