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Donald KERR

Regimental number4328
Place of birthKnights Fridge South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressEagle Chambers, Pirie Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Rev D Kerr, The Rectory, Kapunda, South Australia
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps Details
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: "19 August 1916 (Awarded 28 August 1916)"

FateReturned to Australia 2 February 1917

Military Medal

'Conspicuous courage, endurance and self sacrifice near MOUQUET FARM between 12th and 15th August, 1916, in attending to and bringing in wounded men. He continued cheerfully and unceasingly to dress and carry wounded until severely wounded himself on the 15th August, 1916.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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