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Private Thomas Berry

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: Thomas Harold Berry

Ancestor's date of birth: 16/02/1877

Ancestor's date of death: 01/01/1945

Cause of Death: Not known

Service Number: 279

Colony or State of enlistment: QLD, Place of Enlistment: Brisbane

Unit: Cycle Corp

Rank attained in Boer War: PTE, Date Effective: Detail not provided

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): Detail not provided

Murray Page: 499

Contingent: 5th Queensland Imperial Bushmen

Ship: Templemore, Date of Sailing: 06/03/1901

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: Detail not provided

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: Thomas is the brother of Robert Berry who also served in the Boer War. Both brothers served in the same Unit and left Australia together. However Robert was killed in action at the battle of Onverwacht on the 4th January 1902.

Service and life after the Boer War: Detail not provided

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Olive Rowles, Sherwood QLD

Relationship to Ancestor: Cousin once removed

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