George Berzin


AWM memorial panel 109

George Berzin
Chronicle, Adelaide, 7 October 1916, p. 46

Russian spelling

Берзиньш

Latvian spelling Bērziņš

Born 31.01.1892

Place Wolmar (Valmiera), Latvia

Ethnic origin Latvian

Religion Church of England

Arrived at Australia
from South America
on 22.12.1911
per Socotra
disembarked at Port Victoria

Residence before enlistment Broken Hill, NSW; Yorketown, Port Pirie, SA

Occupation Sailor, labourer

Service
service number 746
enlisted 9.01.1915
POE Adelaide
unit 27th Battalion
rank Private, Lance Corporal
place Gallipoli, 1915; Western Front, 1916
final fate KIA 4.08.1916
cemetery 1890 Serre Road Cemetery No 2, France
memorial 26 Villers-Bretonneux, France

Naturalisation 1915

Materials

Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM) (Berzen)

Digitised Roll of Honour circular (AWM)

Blog articles

Russian Anzacs blog (Russian)

Russian Anzacs blog (English)

Discovering Latvian roots

Newspaper articles

The late Lance-Corporal George Berzin. - Chronicle, Adelaide, 7 October 1916, p. 46