John Berridge

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • 1914 -1915 Star
  • Born 19 March 1895, Tauranga, New Zealand
  • Died unknown
  • Last rank Corporal
  • Service number 8/3186
  • Served In Otago Infantry Battalion, 8th Reinforcements, New Zealand Expeditionary Force
  • Next of Kin W.C. Berridge (father), 24 Seymour Street, Ponsonby, Auckland
  • Pre-war occupation Plumber
  • ReligionChurch of England
  • Enlisted24 August 1915, Auckland
  • Embarkationaboard HMNZT 35 or HMNZT 36, Wilochra or Tofua, departed 13 November 1915, Wellington
  • Theatres of operationEgyptian 1915-1916, Egyptian E.F. 1916 and Western European, France and Belgium 1916
  • Periods of service110 days in New Zealand, one year and 319 days overseas, in Egypt, France and Belgium. Total service of two years and 63 days
  • Returned to New Zealandaboard Ionic, 23 September 1917
  • Discharged25 October 1917, no longer physically fit for war service on account of the pre-enlistment disability aggravated by active service
  • Awarded1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal