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Derek Linden Berry

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"Xmas Dinner in the ORS Mess 25 December 1962. L-R: Pte B.Phelps, Lcpl L. Ritchie, Ptes Berry and Harding all HQ Coy. L/R Pte G. Mitten, E. Black, Lcpls Walker and Miller. L/R Pte Tepuni, Cpl L. Williams. Reihana, Cpl Cootes." 1st Battalion, New Zealand Regiment - Scrapbook regarding Terendak Camp, Malacca, Malaya, 1961 - 1963. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2010-26-275.

"Xmas Dinner in the ORS Mess 25 December 1962. L-R: Pte B.Phelps, Lcpl L. Ritchie, Ptes Berry and Ha …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Derek Linden AWMM
  • Surname
    Berry AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • D. L. Berry AWMM
    • Grub AWMM
  • Service number
    • Malaya 927783 AWMM
    • Vietnam 927783 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 March 1938 Cemetery Record DunedinOtago Cemetery Record
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Service

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Training and Enlistment

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Death

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  • Death
    29 May 2020 Cemetery Record
    Age 82 AWMM
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  • Cemetery
    Dunsandel Cemetery, Dunsandel, Canterbury AWMM Plot 58, Block 5, Anglican Area AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: The Press, 4 June 2020 AWMM
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Sources

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  • Documents
    • This record was created from data kindly provided by the New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage. AWMM
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
    • Hall, C. (2014). No front line : inside stories of New Zealand's Vietnam War. Auckland, New Zealand : Penguin Books. AWMM
    • Gurr, Robert M. (1995). Voices from a border war : a history of 1 Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment, 1963 to 1965. Melbourne, Vic.: Robert Gurr. AWMM
    • Pugsley, C. (2003). From emergency to confrontation: the New Zealand armed forces in Southeast Asia, 1949-1966. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press. AWMM
    • H.E. Chamberlain, Nominal Roll – 1 RNZIR, 8 May 1964, in Gurr, Robert. (2009). Voices from a border war: Borneo 1963-1965. 2nd Edition. Christchurch, N.Z.: Wilson Scott Publishing, pp.139-150 AWMM
    • 1NZR Roll 1961-1963 - Bill Russell, Malayan Veterans Association Scrapbook – 40th Anniversary edition. AWMM
    • DECEASED, 1 NZ Regiment, 1961-63 – Internet resource. AWMM
    • This record was partially created from Cemetery research completed by Carol Foster (2021). AWMM

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