Captain Edward Fleetwood Berry

Regiment: 9th Gurkhas
Date published: 09/06/1916
Killed in action: No
Information: Captain Edward Fleetwood Berry, 9th Gurkhas, was the only child of the Rev. J. F. Berry, Rector of Galway, and grandson of the late Mr. Abraham Chatterton, Clyde Road, Dublin. He was educated at Abingdon School, passing into the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, in 1906. He received his Commission in the Wiltshire Regiment in 1907, and two years later joined the 2/9th Gurkha Rifles. In 1913 he became A.D.C. to Lord Carmichael, Governor of Bengal. On the outbreak of the war he was home on leave, and was attached to the 9th King's Royal Rifles, until his regiment came from India, when he joined it in Flanders, and with it saw much strenuous service. He subsequently became Adjutant of his regiment, which went to Mesopotamia in December last, and had been through many severe engagements when he fell in action on April 17th, 1916.