Alfred Alexander BERRY

Regimental number12/936
Date of birth22 July 1878
Place of birthWales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWorkmen's Home, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35.11
Height5' 11.75"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinWilliam Berry, Aberys Noyth, Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 13.6 years in the 24th (South Wales) Regiment, British Army; not serving in any military unit at time of NZEF enlistment.
Enlistment date12 August 1914
Place of enlistmentauck
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 date21 June 1916
Other details

Commenced return to New Zealand on board HS 'Maheno', 11 April 1916; discharged (medically unfit), 25 March 1916.

Re-embarked; discharged, 21 June 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
Date of death1 May 1939 Auckland
Age at death61
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 1880, File 22275736

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