|Sybrand Abraham Engelbrecht|
|Born||4 April 1913|
|Died||6 September 1994(aged 81)|
|Place of birth||Clanwilliam, Western Cape|
|Buried at||Voortrekkerhoogte, South Africa|
|Service/branch||South African Army|
Major-General Sybrand Abraham Engelbrecht SM (Clanwilliam, 4 April 1913 – 6 September 1994) was a South African military commander. He joined the South African Army in June 1936, and was appointed 2nd Lieutenant in January 1937. He attended an Ordinance Officers Course at the Royal Military College of Science from January 1939 to July 1939. He served in World War II in the Middle East.
After the War he served as the Dean of the Military College. He was then SSO Explosives, Deputy Quartermaster General, Officer Commanding North West Transvall Command and Officer Commanding Northern Command.
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Jooste, Neil (Editor) (1959). Wie is Wie in Suid Afrika. Vitae Uitgawers.
- "South African Defence Force - Suid Afrikaanse Weermag". SADF.info. http://sadf.info/SADF.html. Retrieved 8 November 2010.
- "Leaders through the years". 1982. p. 92. http://scientiamilitaria.journals.ac.za/pub/article/view/631.
Further reading[edit | edit source]
- Els, Paul (2000). We Fear Naught But God: The Story of the South African Special Forces, "The Recces". Covos-Day. ISBN 978-0-620-23891-5.
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|Gravestone of Genl. Maj. Sybrand Abraham Engelbrecht in Voortrekkerhoogte military cemerary.|
|Chief of the South African Army
1959 – 1963
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