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Geoffrey BERRY

Regimental number3269
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolCanterbury Grammar School and Camberwell Grammar School, Melbourne, Victoria
Other trainingDookie Agricultural College, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
AddressCanterbury, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, G Berry, 16 Wentworth Avenue, Canterbury, Victoria
Enlistment date11 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 August 1918
Place of death or woundingProyart, near Peronne, France
Date of death11 August 1918
Age at death19.10
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row I, Grave No. 14), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Guy and Kate Emily BERRY, Seville, Victoria, Australia. Native of Canterbury, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 16361 Guy Marten BERRY, 2nd Divisional Signal Company, died of wouds received at Passchendaele, Belgium, 4 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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