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William Robert KERR

Regimental number6349
Place of birthAvoca Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
AddressWattle Grove, Rowsley, near Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Meredith Robert Kerr, Rowsley, Victoria
Enlistment date15 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 August 1918
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
99
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Meredith Robert and Jane KERR, Rowsley, Victoria. Native of Avoca, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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