|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Bullyard, nr Bundaberg, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Father, James Kerr, Bororen, North Coast Line, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Nil (previously enlisted; discharged, 29 November 1916, following mother informing military authorities that he had enlisted without parental authority: underage)|
|Place of enlistment||Rockhampton, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||26th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/43/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Ormonde on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||49th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 2 March 1918; disembarked Suez, 4 April 1918.
Embarked Port Tewfit, 30 April 1918; disembarked Southampton, England, 15 May 1918, and marched into 5th Training Bn, Codford.
Transferred to 49th Bn, 3 June 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 8 August 1918; taken on strength, 49th Bn, in the field, 17 August 1918.
Detached to Australian Base Depot, Havre, 9 March 1919, and attached to Headquarters.
Marched out to England, 10 June 1919; disembarked Southampton, 11 June 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 22 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 5 September 1919; discharged, 29 September 1919.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalAlso served in World War II: enlisted, 26 May 1942; discharged, 30 October 1945, as Q133008 Staff Sergeant, 3rd Australian Advanced Ordnance Depot, Harristown Toowoombah, Queensland,
|Sources||NAA: , KERR William McMaster|