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Harold Leonard James BERRY

Regimental number41
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLeadlight worker
AddressAinhurst Avenue, North Norwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Elizabeth Berry, Ainhurst Avenue, North Norwood, South Australia
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Harold Leonard
Medals

Croix de Guerre (France)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 75
Date: 17 June 1919

Date of death11 December 1980

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