|Place of birth||Banana, Queensland|
|School||Banana State School, Queensland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Father, T.A. Berry, Banana, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Rockhampton, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 18|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/31/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Gunner|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Bde. Australian Field Artillery|
|Fate||Died of disease
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Date of death|
|Age at death||25|
|Place of burial||Ste. Marie Cemetery (Plot V, Row G, Grave No. 12), Le Havre, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Thomas Arthur and Emma Priscilla BERRY, Banana, Queensland|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 29 July 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 14 September 1916.
Marched out of Australian Artillery Training Depot, Parkhouse, 26 October 1916, and proceeded to 'A' Battery, Fort Wellington, Farnham.
Found guilty, 21 November 1916, of hesitating to obey an order given by a NCO: award, forfeits 2 days' pay.
Proceeded overseas to France, 2 January 1917 [sic]; marched into Australian General Base Depot, Etaples, 30 December 1916 [sic].
Proceeded to unit, 7 January 1917; taken on strength of 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, 9 January 1917, and posted to No 1 Section.
Transferred to 1st Field Artillery Bde, 11 January 1917; taken on strength of 1st Field Artillery Bde, 11 January 1917, and posted to 1st Battery.
On leave, 23 September 1917; rejoined unit, 7 October 1917.
Found guilty, 7 October 1917, of being absent without leave from 0730 hours, 3 October 1917, until 1800 hours, 5 October 1917: award, forfeits 9 days' pay, and forfeits 3 days' pay by Royal Warrant.
Admitted to No 8 Australian Field Ambulance, 26 October 1917, and transferred to No 10 Casualty Clearing Station the same day (venereal disease); to No 20 Ambulance Train, 29 October 1917; to No 7 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 30 October 1917; to No 39 General Hospital, Le Havre, 1 November 1917; discharged, 5 December 1917, and marched into Australian General Base Depot, Le Havre, the same day; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 47 days.
Admitted to No 39 General Hospital, Le Havre, 8 December 1917 (venereal disease); marched into Australian General Base Depot, Le Havre, 1 March 1918; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 84 days.
Proceeded to unit, 5 March 1918; rejoined 1st Field Artillery Bde, 7 March 1918.
Admitted to No 2 Australian Field Ambulance, 21 September 1918 (pyrexia of unknown origin); transferred to No 12 Casualty Clearing Station, 21 September 1917 (not yet diagnosed); to No 2 General Hospital, Le Havre, 26 September 1918 (influenza); died of lobar pneumonia and exhaustion, 2 October 1918.
Buried Cimiture St Maire, 5 October 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BERRY Thomas Edward Samuel|