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John Ross KERR

Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressFernhurst, Mona Road, Darling Point, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Mr R Kerr, London And Lancashire Fire Insurance Co, Pitt Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 April 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name4th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 22 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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