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Berry Lester Meyer HEIDENREICH

Regimental number3817
Date of birth26 December 1897
Place of birthSalisbury, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressThebarton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.7
Height5' 8.75"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Heidenreich, c/o Laura Milling Company, Laura, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Senior Cadets; 1 year in the 76th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date8 August 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 21 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919
Discharge date2 October 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 30924 Gunner Ludwig George Henry HEIDENREICH, 10th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 23 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Melbourne', 5 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 2 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 May 1965
Age at death67
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, HEIDENREICH Berry Lester Meyer

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