Alfred Herbert Day

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Day, Sapper Alfred Herbert no.21734

Field Company Australian Engineers 1st Draft Reinforcements, later Engineers.

Details: Duke Street, Campsie.


Married Sarah I. Coyle, daughter of Dennis and Bridget Coyle 1915. She died 1917.

Enlisted 29/8/1917, aged 29.


Church of England.

Next of kin, sister, Miss Millicent Day, 21 St Albans Gardens, Stramvilles, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Embarked from Sydney 22/3/1918 per HMAT A54 Runic.

Still abroad October 1919.

Married Gladys A. Matthewson 1927.

Roll of Honour, Canterbury District (Day, A.F.).

Australian War Memorial record available at: [accessed 06/01/2017].

Special acknowledgement

The foundation of the information on this page was copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.


An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 names in the book with a link to the biography copied from the book about each individual. The alphabetical list is titled Canterbury's Boys list. The biographical files are editable, created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to contribute any further information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they may have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.


Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002