In memory of


John William Berry

who died on 24 Sep 1944

Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service Army
  Unit South Saskatchewan Regiment
  Rank Private
  Service number L107325
  Date of death 19440924
  Cause of death killed in action
Narrative history
  L107325 Private (South Saskatchewan Regiment) John William (Jack) Berry (b.1925) of Naicam was KIA 19440924 at Lochtenberg and is buried at Schoonselhof cemetery, Antwerpen, Belgium. He was the son of Charles Bernard Berry from Clementsvale, Annapolis Co., Nova Scotia, and Eva Isabell (Watt) who was born at the Lakehead. The family farmed west of Naicam but Eva and the kids returned to Nova Scotia after her marriage dissolved. Jack was born at Lac Vert, came back from Clementsvale to work on an uncle's farm and worked briefly as an electrical lineman before enlisting at Regina late in 1943. He left a wife Nellie (Fisher) and daughter Joyce Marie.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 398 - Pleasantdale
  Cemetery or memorial location Schoonselhof cemetery, Wilrijk, Antwerpen, Belgium    

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  Honour roll location(s) Naicam
  Geo-memorial Berry Lake, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 59.9°N / 103.8333°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 64M13
  Geo-memorial details East of Wayaw Lake.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19250728
  Place of birth Lac Vert    
  Date of enlistment 19431026
  Place of enlistment Regina    
  Residence on enlistment Naicam    
  Occupation lineman
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