John William Berger


Alias served as John Birger

Born 25.06.1895

Place Riga, Latvia

Ethnic origin Latvian

Religion Roman Catholic

Mother Marie Birger (Berger)

Family

Wife Beryl May Berger (nee Stokes)

Arrived at Australia
from London
on 20.10.1915
per Beltana
disembarked at Melbourne (deserted)

Residence before enlistment Brisbane

Occupation Fireman

Service
service number 5791
enlisted 17.12.1915
POE Brisbane
unit 25th Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1917
final fate RTA 26.09.1917
discharged 3.01.1918

Naturalisation 1920

Residence after the war Merthyr, Brisbane; Newtown, Sydney

Died 19.10.1950, Sydney

Materials

Digitised naturalisation (NAA) (as John William Berger)

Digitised service records (NAA) (John Birger)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

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