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Francis Forbes BERRY

Regimental number1977
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBurnside, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinSister, Miss Hester Lilias Berry 'Ringmer', Burnside, South Australia
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 23 August 1915 - 32nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 48th Battalion, 2 April 1916. Wounded, 6 August 1916, but remained at duty, and was killed the same day.
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozi?res, France
Date of death6 August 1916
Age at death32
Place of burialSunken Road Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 3), Contalmaison, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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