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Robert John BERRY

Regimental number56048
Date of birth1 January 1899
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGrocer's assistant
AddressWoodville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 4.25"
Weight112 lbs
Next of kinFather, J C Berry, Russell Street, Woodville, South Australia
Previous military service23rd ALH
Enlistment date11 May 1918
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1 to 6 (SA) Reinforcements (May-Oct 1918)
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 23 July 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Discharge date23 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 23 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 7 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 23 September 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BERRY Robert John

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