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Michael John BERRY

Regimental number3178
Place of birthOatlands, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressOatlands, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Berry, Oatlands, Tasmania
Enlistment date1 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 16 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Esther Martha BERRY
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 771 Pte James Joseph BERRY, 40th Bn, returned to Australia, 27 September 1917; 7944 Pte Thomas Henry BERRY, 12th Bn, returned to Australia, 22 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 February 1922
Age at death28
Place of burialOatlands Cemetery, Tasmania

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