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Place of Birth: Scosthrop, Yorkshire
Service No: 47110
Regiment / Corps / Service: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Battalion / Unit: 2nd Battalion
Division: New Zealand Division
Date of Death: 1918-03-26
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: I. J. 54.
CWGC Cemetery: SUCRERIE MILITARY CEMETERY, COLINCAMPS
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: AIRTON, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: KIRKBY MALHAM, YORKSHIRE
Joseph Berry was the son of John and Alice Berry, née Timms. John was born at Airton, Yorkshire and Alice at Kidlington, Oxfordshire.
1891 Scosthrop, Yorkshire Census: Settle Road - Joseph Berry, aged 4 years, born Kirkby Malham, Yorkshire, son of John and Alice Berry.
1901 Arncliffe, Yorkshire Census: Amerdale House - Joseph Berry, aged 14 years, born Scosthrop, Yorkshire. [Joseph was employed as a domestic by Miss Dorothy E. Hammond. Dorothy had once been engaged to the father of Captain Gerald William Edward Maude (q.v.).]
New Zealand service records: https://www.govt.nz/browse/history-culture-and-heritage/nz-history/get-a-copy-of-a-ww1-service-record/
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
BERRY, Joseph, New Zealand Rifleman, aged 30, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Berry, Daisy Mount, Airton, killed March 26, 1918.
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Rifleman Joseph BERRY
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: New Zealand Division
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