William BERRY

William Berry Photo:
Australian War Memorial
Birthplace
Nansori, Fiji
Resided
Dalby
Occupation
Farmer
Enlisted
06-September-1915
Place
Brisbane
Age
21
Status
Single
Service No
4437
Rank
Private
Unit
15th Battalion, 14th Reinforcements
Embarked
31-January-1916
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt, Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
7 August 1916
Place
Pozieres, France
Cemetery or Memorial
Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial, Toowoomba Grammar School Roll of Honour and Cambooya War Memorial.

 

William Berry transferred to the newly-raised 47th Battalion in Egypt in April 1916 and arrived in France in July. Five weeks later he was killed in action at Pozieres. He was 22. His body was never found.

 

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