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William McIntosh KERR

Regimental number3165
Place of birthEast Kilbride, Lanarkshire, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressNew Cleveland Road, Morningside, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Kerr, New Cleveland Road, Morningside, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military service9th Infantry
Enlistment date10 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateDied whilst a Prisoner of War 17 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialHarlebeke New British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 4), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
143
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and jane KERR, Richmond Road, Cannon Hill, Queensland

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