Sydney James BROAD

Sydney James Broad Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Sydney NSW
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Jackeroo
Enlisted
01-February-1916
Place
Brisbane
Age
25
Status
Single
Service No
5308
Rank
Private
Unit
26th Battalion, 14th Reinforcements
Embarked
08-August-1916
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
Returned to Australia
January 1919
Notes

Sydney Broad arrived in France in December 1916. In March 1918 he transferred to the 2nd Machine Gun Battalion. In May he was wounded in action by gas and hospitalised at Abbeville. He was wounded again in September by gunshots to his back and chest and hospitalised in England. He returned to Australia in January 1919 and was discharged in April.