Sybrand Engelbrecht (soldier)
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|Sybrand Abraham Engelbrecht
4 April 1913|
Clanwilliam, Western Cape
|Died||6 September 1994(aged 81)|
|Buried at||Voortrekkerhoogte, South Africa|
|Allegiance||Republic of South Africa|
|Service/branch||South African Army|
|Years of service||1936 – 1963|
|Commands held||Army Chief of Staff|
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 Ordnance 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.
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|Gravestone of Genl. Maj. Sybrand Abraham Engelbrecht in Voortrekkerhoogte military cemetery.|
|Chief of the South African Army
1959 – 1963
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