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Charles James BERRY

Regimental number14
Place of birthLincoln, Canterbury, New Zealand
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
SchoolSt Alban's School, Christchurch, New Zealand
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOysterman
AddressTuncurry, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Ann Berry, Leeston PO, Leeston, Canterbury, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 February 1916
Place of enlistmentWest Maitland, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Date of death13 June 1917
Age at death33
Place of burialMont Huon Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row G, Grave No. 8B), Le Treport, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
123
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Sarah Ann BERRY. Native of Canterbury, New Zealand
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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