Cyril Adrian Broughton Ballard

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Ballard, Lance-Corporal Cyril Adrian Broughton no.395.

3rd Machine Gun Battalion, formerly 6th Machine Gun Company 5th Reinforcements.

Wilson Avenue, Belmore.


Born Opunake, New Zealand.

Enlisted at Sydney 13/6/1916, aged 28.


Church of England.

Next of kin: wife, Harriet Ballard, Wilson Avenue, Belmore.

Embarked from Melbourne 19/9/1916 per HMAT A73 Commonwealth.

Returned to Australia 16/6/1919.

Died 21/2/1966 aged 79.

Rookwood Cemetery Garden of Remembrance Wall 14 panel K.

Roll of Honour, Canterbury District

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