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William John Berry

Portrait, W.J. Berry - No known copyright restrictions
Portrait, W.J. Berry - No known copyright restrictions AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William John AWMM
  • Surname
    Berry AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    South African 6830 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    South African Pre 10 February 1900 AWMM 47 Vivian Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 February 1900 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 2 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Johannesburg AWMM
    • Cape Colony AWMM
    • Orange Free State AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    South African 6830 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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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
    Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Septic pneumonia AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Lieutenant William John Berry was the commanding officer of the Napier Guards Rifle Volunteers.

    Berry was wounded near Pretoria shortly after arriving in South Africa. He later died in hospital of pneumonia as a result of complications with the wound. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 June 1900 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    JohannesburgSouth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Ranfurly Veterans' Home, 539 Mount Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, South African War Memorial 1899 - 1902 AWMM

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