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David Arbon BERRY

Regimental number27753
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStarch labourer
Address12 Spring Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs G Berry, 12 Spring Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Australian Garrison Artillery, Melbourne, Victoria.
Enlistment date9 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 15, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 22 September 1917
Place of death or woundingDickenbusch, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death28
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot VI, Row C, Grave No. 3), Dickenbusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Family/military connectionsCousin: 4429 Pte Roy Edward ARBON, 57th Bn, died of wounds, 19 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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