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Robert John Leslie KERR

Regimental number2760
Place of birthHarnaud Victoria
OccupationCivil servant
AddressNorth Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Robert Kerr, 35 Brougham Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date23 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Sarah M. KERR, 21 Invermay Grove, Auburn, Victoria. Native of Slaty Creek, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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