The AIF Project

William BERRILL

Regimental number2395
Place of birthRockhampton Queensland
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic) School, Rockhampton, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSaddler
AddressRockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs Rachael Berrill, 171 Alma Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name49th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/66/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of illness, 53rd Casualty Clearing Station, France.
FateDied of disease 6 March 1919
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death42
Age at death from cemetery records42
Place of burialHouyet Churchyard (Row B, Grave No. 7), Belgium
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs. Jane BERRILL, husband of Rachel BERRILL, 117 Alfred Street, Milson's Point, North Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Rockhampton, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format