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William Hugh Silvester KERR

Regimental number6
Place of birthQuorrobolong New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPolice constable
AddressPolice Depot, bourke Street, Redfern, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, J J Kerr, Quorrobolong via Mount Vincent, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, Headquarters
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal RollAnzac Provost Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal

excellent services as Sergeant Major during period February to September 1917.
Recommendation date: 26 November 1917

FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1918

Meritorious Service Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Date of death7 September 1968
Place of burialMona Vale Cemetery

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