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James Webster BERRY

Regimental number4207
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
OccupationMining engineer
AddressKalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinHelen F Berry, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Enlistment date13 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameNo 6 Tunnelling Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number16/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 1 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Tunnelling Company
FateKilled in Action 31 July 1917
Age at death from cemetery records46
Place of burialHersin Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Father: George BERRY: Wife: Mrs H.F. BERRY, Mines Chambers, Boulder Road, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. Native of Bendigo, Victoria

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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