Sergeant Wilbert Nugent Berg

Service number 1132
Ranks Held Private, Sergeant
Birth Date 1896
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Braidwood
Death Date 16 November 1929
Death Place Australia: New South Wales, Kiama
Final Rank Sergeant
  • 18th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 18th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Wilbert Nugent Berg was born near Braidwood, New South Wales and worked as a butcher before the First World War. His parents were Walter Samuel and Ellen (Nelly) Berg of Sydney. Berg married Mildred Phillips in 1915 before he enlisted with the Australian Imperial Force.

On 10 February 1915, he enlisted in the AIF at Liverpool, New South Wales. He was assigned to the 18th Battalion and departed Sydney aboard HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915. Wilbert Berg left England to return to Australia on 15 April 1918. During the post-war years, Wilbert Berg worked as a press photographer and died on 16 November 1929.



Date of birth 1896
Date of enlistment 10 February 1915
Date of embarkation 25 June 1915
Date returned to Australia 15 April 1918
Date of death 16 November 1929