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Donald Frederick KERR

Regimental number2474
Place of birthBinnawa,y New South Wales
AddressSunnyside, Binnaway, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.3
Height5' 10"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louisa Nelson, Sunnyside, Binnaway, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 December 1915
Place of enlistmentCasula, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 26 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date18 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orari', 15 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 4 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 18 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsMother's given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Leura.
Date of death5 September 1962
SourcesNAA: B2455, KERR Donald Frederick

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