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James Augustus Berry

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Gravestone at Karori Cemetery, Wellington, provided by Paul F. Baker. - No known copyright restrictions

Gravestone at Karori Cemetery, Wellington, provided by Paul F. Baker. - No known copyright restricti …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Augustus AWMM
  • Surname
    Berry AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 18951 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 August 1878 AWMM GreymouthGrey District AWMM
  • Date of birth
    24 August 1878 Public - Peter - Researcher - 6 September 2017 - Military personnel files
  • Place of birth
    Greymouth Public - Peter - Researcher - 6 September 2017 - Military personnel files
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 18951 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Berry was the son of William Augustus and Alice Ann Berry. Born at Greymouth.

    James Berry died from accident occurring, or disease contracted, while training with or attached to the NZEF in New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 July 1916 AWMM
    Age 38 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM Area 08, Block G, Row 14, Plot 033 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Murchison war memorial Public - Peter - Researcher - 6 September 2017 - audit of regional war memorials combined with local research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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