Wolsley Parry Brack

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Brack, Lance-Corporal Wolsley Parry no.4437.

4th Battalion 14th Reinforcements, later 2nd Australian Auxiliary Hospital Wangee Road, Lakemba.


Born 1896, son of Phillip Conrad & Sarah Brack.

Enlisted 24/11/1915, aged 21.



[Enlisted with RA. Glanz from the same street].

Next of kin: Mr PC. Brack, father, Wangee Road, Lakemba.

Casualty list DT 10/10/1916 Wounded (severely).

Casualty list DT 13/10/1916 Progressing favourably.

Casualty list DT 7/l 1/1916 Still progressing favourably.

Casualty list SMH 25/1/1917 (Black, W.P).

Casualty list DT 25/1/1917 Returned to duty.

Casualty list SMH 4/5/1917 Wounded. (Old wound, previously reported, returned to duty) [The 2nd A.A.H. at Southall took limbless patients awaiting repatriation].

SMH 31/12/1917 Listed for return to Australia by Steamer “O”.

Returned to Australia 5/11/1917.

Died 12/10/1968 aged 72.

Rookwood Cemetery Garden of Remembrance Wall 2 Panel O.

Roll of Honour, Canterbury District Roll of Honour, St Pauls Church, Canterbury.

Australian War Memorial record available at: https://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R2067573/ [accessed 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