Braddock, Sylvester: Service no. 53065


Digitized Service Record

Source: Duty Nobly Done Honour Roll

Note that this soldier died of gastritis/ulcer and and died at No. 4 Canadian General Hospital, Basingstoke, England.

Woodstock 18th Man Has Gunshot Wound London Advertiser January 19 1916 Page 4
London Advertiser. January 19, 1916. Page 4.
Died of Wounds Braddock Sentinel Review june 10 1918 Page 1
Sentinel – Review. June 10 1918. Page 1. (Woodstock, Ontario).


Word have been received by Timothy Braddock, 43 Reeve street, of the death from wounds on June seventh, of his son, Pte. Sylvester Braddock.

Pte. Braddock who was twenty-six years of age, went overseas three years ago last April with the 18th Battalion, and had een wounded once, in January, 1916 at the battle of St. Eloi. Previously to enlisting he worked as a machine tool-maker in New York City. While in this city he was employed at the Oxford Knitting factory.

He is survived by his mother and father, one sister, Mrs. Denny, of this city, and two brothers, Jimmie of Lethbridge, and Edward of Toronto.

The father is a returned soldier, having gone over with the third contingent. While in England he did escort duty. Last March he received his discharge. Jimmie, who is a former member of the mechanical staff of the Sentinel – Review, recently made application or the Flying Corps.

Source: Sentinel – Review. June 10 1918. Page 1. (Woodstock, Ontario).


Source: CVWM

Pte. Sylvester Braddock, who went overseas three years ago, having enlisted in Woodstock, is reporteed to have died on a French hospital. His parents live in Woodstock, Ont.

Toronto Evening Telegram. June 11, 1918.

Source: CVWM
Cemetery – Sylvester is buried with three of his Canadian comrades in Basingstoke, England. His grave is third from the left in this picture. Source: CVWM

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