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William George KERR

Regimental number6535
Date of birth9 January 1897
Place of birthBoulder, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressPrincess Street, Norseman, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Kerr, Princess Street, Norseman, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 June 1918
Discharge date4 September 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, 6 December 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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