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Samuel James KERR

Regimental number405
Place of birthCamperdown Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationShare farmer
AddressArcadia Homestead, Shepparton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Kerr, Arcadia Homestead, Shepparton, Victoria
Enlistment date23 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A16 Star of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Refers 8 November 1915.
Recommendation date: Unspecified

FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 120
Date: 7 August 1918

Family/military connectionsBrother: 900 Sergeant Joseph Chester KERR, 24th Bn, killed in action, 26 August 1916.
Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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