David Christopher Bannerman
Bannerman, Gunner David Christopher no.25539.
5th Australian Field Artillery Brigade 7th Reinforcements, later 55th Battalion.
“Hillcrest” Campsie Street, Campsie.
Son of George and Mary Bannerman.
Enlisted 21/l/1916 aged21.
Serving in the 11th Battery Australian Field Artillery at enlistment.
Next of kin, mother, Mrs M. Bannerman, “Hillcrest” Campsie Street, Campsie.
Embarked from Sydney 29/7/1916 per A67 Orsova.
Returned to Australia 23/6/1919.
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