Reginald Herbert VERRY

Reginald Herbert Verry Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Toowoomba
Resided
Yangan
Occupation
Clerk
Enlisted
21-August-1914
Place
Toowoomba
Age
19
Status
Single
Service No
416
Rank
Private
Unit
9th Battalion, Headquarters
Embarked
24-September-1914
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Highest rank
Lieutenant
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
05-April-1918
Place
Dernancourt, France
Cemetery or Memorial
Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, France
Notes

Name on ROH: R.H. Verey

 

Sergeant Reginald Verry of the 9th Battalion was wounded at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915 and evacuated to Cairo. In July he was invalided to Australia to recuperate. He re-embarked in October 1916, a 2nd Lieutenant with the 49th Battalion. Following three months officer training in England, he arrived in France in May and was promoted to Lieutenant. In March 1918 he returned to France from leave in England and three weeks later was killed in action at Dernancourt. He was 22.