Māori › John Arthur Berry Born 1 June 1876 - Died 14 April 1918 PDF Key details Service numberWWI 30164 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Private AWMM New Zealand Entrenching Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJohn Arthur AWMM SurnameBerry AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberWWI 30164 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth1 June 1876 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationMrs A. Berry (wife), 5 Amesbury Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberWWI 30164 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMM Motor salesman/Civilian AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 30 Dec 1916-3 March 1917 AWMM to Plymouth, Devon AWMM HMNZT 72 AWMM Vessel was Athenic AWMM Private AWMM 14th Reinforcements, 2nd Battalion, (F Company ) AWMM New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Private AWMM New Zealand Entrenching Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › John Arthur Berry was the son of John and Ellen Berry, of Sheffield, England; husband of Alice Evelyn Robinson (formerly Berry), of Mangahume, Te Keri, Eltham Road, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death14 April 1918 AWMM Age 41 AWMM Somme, Northern France AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Death notes Cemetery Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameMessines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM Roll of Honour Remember John Arthur Berry by laying a poppy. John Berry John Albert Berry John Arthur Berry John Burton Berry John Cecil Berry Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John Arthur Berry Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel file http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=22275763 Further Reference A Street Near You record https://astreetnearyou.org/person/1737659/- Further Reference Commonwealth War Graves Commission Casualty record https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1737659 Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM 49: 10 AWMM Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.