Māori › John Burton Berry Born 28 July 1906 - Died 25 November 1941 PDF Key details Service number12799 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankCorporal/Military AWMM 26 Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Headstone of Cpl John Burton BERRY. Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 152, … Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJohn Burton AWMM SurnameBerry AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number12799 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth28 July 1906 AWMM Timaru, Canterbury AWMM Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM 107 Kenmure Road, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationMrs J.H. Berry (mother), 107 Kenmure Road, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMM Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignWestern Desert AWMM Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service number12799 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMM Carrier/Civilian AWMM Dunedin, Otago AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Lance Corporal/Military AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankCorporal/Military AWMM 26 Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Corporal Berry was the son of John James Berry and Fanny Harriet Berry (maiden name unknown), of Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand. Cody (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45: 21 Battalion, p.90) notes Corporal Berry was a popular and capable non-commissioned officer who died of machine gun wounds to the chest while C, D, and HQ companies were withdrawing from Wadi esc Sciomar. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death25 November 1941 AWMM Age 35 AWMM Sidi Rezegh, Western Desert AWMM 25 November 1941 Allan Steel Cemetery Project Age 35 AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Death notes CemeteryHalfaya Sollum War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM 16. H. 5. AWMM Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 152, Plot 125 AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember John Burton Berry by laying a poppy. John Albert Berry John Arthur Berry John Burton Berry John Cecil Berry John Denis Berry Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John Burton Berry Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCody, J. (1953). 21 Battalion. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-21Ba.html Sources Used Cody, J. (1953). 21 Battalion. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-21Ba.html Sources Used Commonwealth War Graves Commission record https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2115729 Sources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM WW2 3: WW2 Unknown page AWMM Norton, F. (1952). 26 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) 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.