BERI, Joseph Louis
(Service number 58658)

First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 7 June 1892 Place of Birth NZ

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Temuka
Occupation Cabinetmaker
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs F. BERI (mother), King Street, Temuka
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 32nd Reinforcements, Specialist Company
Date 16 November 1917
Transport Tahiti
Embarked From Destination Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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

Furniture dealer


Date 6 November 1923 Age 31 years
Place of Death Timaru Hospital
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 203, Plot 205
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Joseph Louis Beri wa sthe youngest son of Joseph and Florence (née Louis) Beri. He was educated at the Temuka Convent School and the Temuka Public School. Joseph died following an operation. He is buried with his parents in the Temuka Cemetery, his father having died when young Joseph was just three years old.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [07 May 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [13 May 2019]; Temuka Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [13 May 2019]; Temuka Leader, 8 November 1923 [x 3] , 10 November 1923 (Papers Past) [13 May 2019]

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