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Roderick Kenneth KERR

Regimental number5398
Place of birthKerang Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressBadgerys Creek, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, D Kerr, Badgerys Creek, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 September 1916
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
140
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Donald and Mary Ann KERR, Badgery's Creek, Liverpool, New South Wales. Native of Kerang, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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