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John Walter KERR

Regimental number3833
Date of birth24 February 1899
Place of birthKerang, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFitter
AddressKerang, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Edith Kerr, Burbank, Kerang, Victoria
Enlistment date7 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 29th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 7 September 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Contracted malaria.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 July 2001
Age at death102
Sources'The Australian', 10 August 2001, p. 14

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