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Guy Marten BERRY

Regimental number16361
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolCanterbury Grammar School, and Scotch College, Melbourne, Victoria
Other trainingNight lectures at the University of Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
AddressSeville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Guy Berry, 16 Wentworth avenue, Canterbury, Victoria
Previous military servicePrior to enlistment had been rejected for service with the Volunteer Forces on account of heart trouble following typhoid fever.
Enlistment date16 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 2, Reinforcement 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/12/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Divisional Signal Company
FateDied of wounds 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death22.4
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row C, Grave No. 2A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
25
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Guy and Kate Emily BERRY, Seville, Victoria. Native of Canterbury, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3269 Geoffrey BERRY, 38th Battalion, died of wounds received at Proyart, France, 11 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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