Andrew Brand CURD


CURD, Andrew Brand

Service Number: 1851
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Pioneer Battalion
Born: Chiswick, London, England, 1897
Home Town: Wokurna, Barunga West, South Australia
Schooling: Chiswick Urban District Council School, London, England
Occupation: Farm labourer
Died: Killed in action, France, 28 September 1916
Cemetery: Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres
Grave III. A. 4.
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Port Broughton War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

11 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1851, 5th Pioneer Battalion
11 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, SN 1851, 5th Pioneer Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Adelaide

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Births Mar 1897 Curd Andrew Brand Brentford 3a 125

[The Brentford registration district covers Chiswick]

Place of birth-13 Hearne Road, Chiswick, London, England.

Age at embarkation-19
Next of kin-Cousin, Miss Curd, Redcar, Yorkshire, England
Enlistment date-28 February 1916
Rank on enlistment-Private

5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number-14/17/3

Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll-Sapper

Age at death-19.6