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Robert Clive KERR

Regimental number1753
Place of birthNabiac, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNabiac, Wallamba River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 4"
Weight174 lbs
Next of kinMary Jane Kerr, Nabiac, Wallamba River, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 January 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool Depot, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 10 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1753
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2053 Pte Clarence Michael KERR, 4th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 June 1919; Cousins: 1155 Pte James KERR, 9th Bn, returned to Australia, 20 May 1919; 671 Lance Sergeant Robert William KERR MM, 9th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 December 1918; 3764 Pte Cyril Ostend KERR, 9th Bn, killed in action, 10 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsRegiment Number incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 1785.
SourcesNAA: B2455, KERR Robert Clive

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