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John Wilson KERR

Regimental number100
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCompositor
AddressTimes Office, Cobden, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs R K Kerr, Times Office, Cobden, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name5th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 April 1918
Place of burialCaestre Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
44
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commeorated in Cobden Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: Robert and Janet KERR. Native of Cobden, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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