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Thomas KERR

Regimental number57329
Date of birth8 January 1900
Place of birthWaverley, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPrincess Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 6.5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinFather, Thomas Thornton Kerr, Princess Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Senior Cadets; previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of chest measurement.
Enlistment date27 May 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (New South Wales)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919
Discharge date18 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked Sydney, 17 August 1918; disembarked Suez, 19 September 1918.

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Madras', 28 June 1919; disembarked Sydney, 3 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 18 August 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, KERR Thomas

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