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Eric John KERR

Place of birthAuburn Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
Address92 Wellington Street, Kew, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ottillie Kerr, 92 Wellington Street, Kew, Victoria
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialYpres Reservoir Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 17), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Henry and Lizzie Liggett KERR; husband of Ottilie SHEPHERD (formerly KERR), 92 Wellington Street, Kew, Victoria. Native of Camberwell, Victoria~
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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