41 www.on.legion.ca ONTARIO COMMAND BERRY, Andrew A. Andrew was born in Parkinson Township, Ontario on March 7, 1913. He enlisted in the Canadian Army in May 1942 and was wounded in England two months later on July 26. Upon recovery, he returned to active duty. Private Berry was killed in action in France on October 17, 1944 while driving a tractor (the vehicle following the advance of a rifle company) which ran over a land mine upsetting the tractor and pinning Andrew underneath. He passed away due to loss of blood. Private Berry was a member of the Pioneer Platoon at the time of his death. He received the 1939-45 Star, the France and Germany Star, the War Medal 1939-45, the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and the Defence Medal. BERRY, Roy Roy was born in Parkinson Twp, Ontario on March 11, 1920. He enlisted in the Canadian Army on March 2, 1943 and served in Canada, in the North Atlantic, the United Kingdom and the Central Mediterranean area on the #1 Canadian Hospital Ship, the Lady Nelson. Sergeant Berry received the 1939-45 Star, the Atlantic Star, the Italy Star, the War Medal 1939-45, the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Clasp and the Defence Medal. Roy married Sergeant Irene Jessie Pearce in Halifax, Nova Scotia on April 2, 1946 and upon discharge a few months later, on June 2, they purchased a farm in Kynoch Twp where they spent the rest of their lives. Roy passed away on August 27, 1999. BERRY (PEARCE), Irene Jessie Irene was born in Exeter, England on February 1, 1920 and immigrated to Canada at the age of six, settling in Pictou County, Nova Scotia with her parents and siblings. She enlisted in the Canadian Army on August 13, 1942 and served in the Canadian Women’s Army as a support clerk in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Sergeant Pearce received the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and the 1939-45 Star. She married Sergeant Roy Berry on April 2, 1946. Upon her discharge from active duty on June 14, 1946, Irene and Roy purchased a farm in Kynoch Twp in Ontario where they spent the rest of their lives. Irene passed away on January 3, 2010.