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Benjamin Carlyle BERRY

Regimental number229
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinBenjamin Berry, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Chevalier de l'Ordre de la Couronne.

'Work in Belgium.'
Recommendation date: 22 December 1917

FateReturned to Australia 6 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: [32] Lt Graham Godfrey BERRY DCM, 3rd Bn, returned to Australia, 22 September 1919; 11652 Corporal Godfrey Barthold BERRY, 3rd Motor Transport Section, returned to Australia, 9 July 1919; 2399 Pte William Blencoe BERRY, Australian Flying Corps, returned to Australia, 6 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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