(Service number 7/166)

First Rank (1) Corporal (2) Second Lieutenant Last Rank Lieutenant


Date Unknown Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Kohatu
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Henry Giles Berryman (father), Kohatu, Nelson
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation (1) Main Body (2) NZEF
Unit, Squadron, or Ship (1) Canterbury Mounted Rifles (2) 26th Reinforcements, Mounted Rifles
Date 16/10/1914; 31/5/1917
Transport (1) Tahiti or Athenic (2) Moeraki
Embarked From (1) Lyttelton (2) Wellington Destination (1) Suez, Egypt (2) Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Mounted Rifles

Military Awards

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Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 30 March 1918 Age 27
Place of Death Palestine
Cause Killed in action
Memorial or Cemetery Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery, Syria
Memorial Reference D. 84
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Ashburton War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Stanley Berryman was the son of Henry Giles Berryman and Mary Redman Berry man, of Stanley Downs, Kohatu, Nelson. Born at Waimate. Volunteered in August 1914. Twice wounded at Gallipoli; Moeraki then transhipped to "Port Lincoln" at Sydney for Suez


Cenotaph Sep 2013

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Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG & Timaru Herald

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