Cecil William Brewer

First Name: 
Cecil
Middle Name: 
William
Last Name: 
Brewer
Date of Birth: 
Tuesday, April 19, 1898
Mother's Name: 
Christina Brewer (nee Kirkwood)
Father's Name: 
William Edward Brewer
Date Enlisted: 
Monday, June 10, 1918
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Date of Death: 
Monday, January 31, 1921
Place of Death: 
Sydney
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Details: 

Cecil Brewer (Service No 90711) was born in Unanderra and attended Unanderra Public School. He was only 20 years old when he enlisted with his father's permission to join the AIF. At that time he worked as a porter and was single.

Cecil was still in Sydney when the war ended and he was discharged on 31st December, 1918, having never been posted overseas.

After discharge Cecil returned to the Railways to work as a shunter.  On 31st January, 1921 he was tragically killed after uncoupling an engine which ran over him.

Cecil Brewer is remembered on the Unanderra School Roll of Honour.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, BREWER C W

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