Regimental number12/316
Date of birth22 May 1893
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressTe Puke, Bay of Plenty
Marital statusSingle
Height6' 1"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinFather, W C Berridge, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
Previous military serviceServed in 7th Regiment; transferred to the 6th Mounted Rifles Regiment, Territorial Force; still serving at time of NZEF enlistment.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentPaeroa
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Discharge date12 January 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action (gun shot wound, neck), 25 April 1915.

Commenced return to New Zealand from Suez on board HT 'Willochra', 25 September 1915; discharged (medically unfit: debility and enteritis), 12 January 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 1880, File 22275727