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William Joseph BERRY

Regimental number3685
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolFort St High School, Sydney, NSW
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationVanman
Address83 Riley Street, Hyde Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, J Berry, 83 Riley Street, Hyde Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Mooltan on 11 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 March 1918
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Date of death2 March 1918
Age at death32.11
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialVoormezeele Enclosures No. 1 and No. 2 (Plot I, Row M. Grave No. 12), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
28
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Mary Ann BERRY, 83 Riley Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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