Frederick Sidney Dryden (Chambers) (1892 - d.)

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Nicknames: "Fred Sydney Dryden"
Birthplace: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Occupation: Confectioner
Managed by: Craig George Sheldon
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About Frederick Sidney Dryden (Chambers)

Frederick Sidney Dryden (also spelled Fred Sydney Dryden) was training to be a confectioner, when he joined the 7th and 1st South African Infantry, fighting in the First World War, with the rank of Private. Fred was discharged from the 7th S.A.I. on the 2 April 1917 in Durban so that he could transfer to the 1st S.A.I. (Source:

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Frederick Sidney Dryden's Timeline

May 1, 1892
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
April 13, 1894
Age 1
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Source:, "South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1850-2004", Cape Town, Woodstock, St Mary : Baptisms 1891-1906, Image No.: 52

- 1919
Age 22

Fred Sydney Dryden served in the S.E.B. Rifles, 7th S.A.I. and 1st S.A.I. Source:

November 1, 1922
Age 30

Source of Info: Alicia Greyling's baptism certificate