BERRY, Joseph
(Service number 47110)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Rifleman


Date Unknown Place of Birth Kirkby Malham, Yorkshire, England

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Ploughman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs A. BERRY (mother), Airton, Bellbusk, Yorkshire, England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 25th Reinforcements, G Company
Date 26 April 1917
Transport Turakina
Embarked From Wellington Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion

Military Awards

Campaigns Somme
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 26 March 1918 Age 32 yrs
Place of Death Somme, France
Cause Killed in action
Notices Craven Herald, Kirkby Malham, Yorkshire, 26 April 1918
Memorial or Cemetery Sucrerie Military Cemetery, Colincamps, Somme, France
Memorial Reference I. J. 54.
New Zealand Memorials Memorial wall, Timaru; Geraldine War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Son of John & Alice BERRY, of Airton, Bell Busk, Leeds, England. In 1891 he was a 4 year old at home in Kirkby Malham, Yorkshire. Came to NewZealand about 1910-1911.


Cenotaph Database [31 October 2013]; NZ Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ ref. AABK 18805 W5520 0014267) [24 September 2013]; 1891 & 1901 census UK (ancestery) [31 October 2013];  CWGC [01 November 2013]; kirkbymalham .info (Google search) [01 November 2013]

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