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James Mark KERR

Regimental number218
Place of birthDrik Drik, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTeamster
AddressDartmoor, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMrs J Kerr, Dartmoor, Victoria
Enlistment date21 September 1914
Place of enlistmentPortland, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 19 November 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Fate incorrectly recorded on Nominal Roll as Returned to Australia, 20 October 1915.
Place of burialAt sea
Commemoration detailsChatby Memorial, Alexandria, Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
6
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1236 Driver John Charles Matthew KERR, 22nd Bn, died of disease, 14 October 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Died at sea of diptheria contracted at Gallipoli.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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