Sergeant Wilbert Nugent Berg
|Birth place:||Australia: New South Wales, Braidwood|
|Death date:||16 November 1929|
|Death place:||Australia: New South Wales, Kiama|
|Service number:||1132 - First World War, 1914-1918|
|Unit:||18th Australian Infantry Battalion|
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.
Rolls and Awards
- Rank: Private
- Date of embarkation: 25 June 1915
- Place of embarkation: Sydney
Collection relating to 1132 Sergeant Wilbert Nugent Berg, who served initially with the 18th Battalion AIF before transferring to the 61st Battatalion AIF. Comprises two small diaries kept by Sgt Berg during 1915 to 1916, and 65 original letters handwritten by Sgt Berg to his parents and sister in...
Maker: Berg, Wilbert Nugent
|Date of birth||1896|
|Date of embarkation||1915-06-25|
|Date of death||1929-11-16|