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George Arthur BERRY

Regimental number2787
Place of birthKindred, Tasmania
SchoolUlverstone State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressDerby, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, G Berry, Zeehan, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death6 October 1917
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialNine Elms British Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 11), Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Joseph and Mary Ann BERRY, 119 George Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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