Sydney A Brand

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Brand, Private Sydney A. no. 14919.

29th Army Service Corps (4th Field Battery), formerly Army Service Corps July 1917 Reinforcements.

“Colvie Brae” Claremont Street, Campsie.


Born 13/3/1900 at Balmain, son of Robert & Emma Brand.

Enlisted at Sydney 20/8/1917, aged 21 [i.e. 17], Single.

Church of England.

Next of kin, father, Robert Brand, Claremont Street, Campsie.

Embarked from Sydney October 31,1917 per HMAT A14 Euripides.

War service: France.

Returned to Australia 2/8/1919.

Portrait and biography in The All-Australia Memorial 1919.

N.B. Sydney Brand does not have an Australian War Memorial record [searched 29/07/2016].

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