George William Bryant

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Bryant, Private George William no.318.

1st Battalion Naval and Military Expeditionary Force (Tropical Unit) C Company, later no.494 2nd Pioneer Battalion.

c/- Mrs Fairless, Stoney Creek Road [i.e. Grove Avenue], Graham Park, Lakemba [Narwee],


Born at Bristol, England.

Enlisted 11/8/1914 aged 28.


Church of England.

Next of kin, father, William Bryant, High Street, Shirehampton, Bristol, England.

Embarked from Sydney 19/8/1914 per HMAT A35 Berrima.

Returned to Sydney with the 1st Contingent February 1915.

Re-enlisted at Sydney 20/3/1915.

Returned to Australia 17/3/1919.

Roll of Honour, Canterbury District.

Australian War Memorial record available at: and [both accessed 19/08/2016].

Special acknowledgement

The primary source of the information on this page is 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 the 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 individuals recorded in the book - the list is titled Canterbury's Boys List. Each name in the list is linked to an editable biographical file created by copying the biography copied from the book. These editable biographies have been created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to add information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they 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