Edmund Hughes BERRY

BERRY, Edmund Hughes

Service Number: 417448
Enlisted: 23 May 1942
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: North Adelaide, SA, 30 November 1923
Home Town: Kadina, Copper Coast, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental, Finniegill, Scotland, Scotland, United Kingdom, 11 October 1943, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Troqueer Cemetery
Section H, Extension 2, Grave 16 Headstone inscription reads: His duty nobly done Roll of Honour - Kadina, Troqueer Cemetery, Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kadina Memorial High School WW2 Honour Roll, Kadina Town Hall WW1 & WW2 Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

23 May 1942: Involvement Flight Sergeant, 417448
23 May 1942: Enlisted Adelaide
23 May 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, 417448
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Edmund and Rachel(nee Hughes) Berry of Kadina, SA; brother of Rachel Dawn Berry and William Johnston Patrick Berry

Plane was Oxford LX 328 which was on an operational training flight in Scotland when it crashed. It was not due to engine failure but there was no other reason was found for the plane crash it is suppose that the weather conditions at the time may of contributed to the plane crashing.